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Cell Phone Collection and Recycling


State Environmental Conservation, Department of

In New York State, any business that sells mobile phones or mobile phone plans must accept cell phones for recycling.

All types of cell phones must be accepted for recycling, from any member of the public. Businesses must accept up to 10 phones a year per person from any person wishing to recycle phones.

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

Division of Materials Management, Bureau of Waste Reduction & Recycling

625 Broadway

Albany NY 12233-7253
Phone (518) 402-8706
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