Curbside collection is NOT delayed due to Presidents Day, Monday, February 19. All MWA facilities are open regular business hours.

Cell Phones


Cell phone are considered an electronic by most recyclers, but the valuable commodity that is recycled is the rechargeable battery. 

  • American Scrap515.265.9876, see website for details
  • Batteries, view for local drop-off options (you can recycle the entire phone)
  • Cell Phones for Soldiers, 800.426.1031, reused by active duty military members and veterans
  • Electronics, this listing offers other drop-offs or outlets to sell for resell
  • Midwest Electronic Recovery, 515.226.9990
  • Operation Gratitude, takes old cell phones and provides care packages and other support for active military duty members and veterans.
  • Sell My Cell Phone, sell your cell phone or tablet online (accepts broken ones)
  • Verizon, recycles cell phones, tablets, notebook and hot spots devices from any carrier

Also Applies to:

cell phones, cell, cellular phone, smartphone