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Cell Phone Collection Drives Roundup – December 2011

December 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Schools, communities, and organizations doing their cell phone collection drives roundup December 2011.

American troops calling home to their loved ones

Michigan Cell Phones For Our Troops

Lake Shore and Lakeview high schools in Saint Clair Shores, Michigan are now collecting used cell phones from students, parents, and the surrounding community. Proceeds from the cell phone drive which runs up to December 15th will be used to purchase 60-minute calling cards which will distributed to U.S. troops stationed overseas.

Louisville Science Center Recycling Exhibit and Electronics Collection Drive

The Louisville Science Center in Louisville, Kentucky is scheduled to open an exhibit tomorrow Thursday, December 8th, titled “Reuse-apalooza.” The science exhibit which will focus on recycling will run until January 2, 2012 and will feature such items as terrariums constructed from found objects, home-made musical instruments, etc. Visitors to the exhibit are encouraged to turn in their used electronic items such as old cell phone to help raise funds to prevent toxic metals from ewaste from leaching into landfills.

Arizona YouChange Launches Electronic Recycling Program for Schools

YouChange Holdings Corp, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, recently launched it’s electronics recycling programs for the 2,300 public and private schools in Arizona. The aim of the program is to help educate students about e-waste, encourage the collection of obsolete electronics, including used cell phones, and help raise funds for cash-strapped schools. YouChange successfully completed the beta testing of their program at Mountain Point High School and Gililland Middle School collecting over 10,000 pounds of electronics.

Detroit High School Collecting Cell Phones For The Troops

Students of South Lyon High School in Detroit will be participating in the Cell Phones for Soldiers Drive this December. The students will be putting up collection boxes in business establishments throughout the Detroit metro area to allow people to donate their used cell phones. The proceeds from the drive, which will run from Nov. 21 to Dec. 13, will be used to purchase prepaid calling cards that soldiers now assigned overseas can use to call their loved ones back home.

Pacebutler Can Help

For those who are interested in conducting a cell phone recycling or collection drive in their school, office, or community, Pacebutler can assist you with prepaid shipping labels, cell phone collection bags, and customized fliers. Feel free to request for a Cell Phone Collection Information Kit today. If you’re having a cell phone collection drive this month or scheduled for January 2012, please leave a comment below so we can feature your activity in our weekly roundup of Cell Phone Drives throughout the U.S.

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