Surge in Mobile Phone Recycling Expected in September 2012

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The Mobile Phone Recycling Shop has announced that they expect to see a surge in the number of phones being recycled.

The rumours circling regarding the release of the Apple iPhone 5 have now been around for several months now however September is expected to see the official iPhone 5 announcement. In addition other new exciting mobile phone handsets have just been or about to be released in the United Kingdom! All of these new phones generally mean that current mobile phone handsets will no longer be required. As well as the iPhone 5 new Windows 8 handsets, the Sony Xperia T and the HTC Desire X are set to be released between now and December 2012.

In addition the availability of 4G internet connections across the UK is moving forward at the minute which will result in many choosing to switch their 3G mobile phones to 4G in order to take advantage of the new technologies available.

As a result of this The Mobile Phone Recycling Shop website at are expecting a boom in the number of mobile phones that will be sent for recycling as of September 2012 with numbers peaking in the weeks after Christmas 2012 after many people receive new smartphones as Christmas presents.

There are many reasons as to why the increase in mobile phones being recycled is currently expected. The iPhone 5 mobile phone contracts from networks such as Three at may require a one off fee for the iPhone 5 handset on certain tariffs and this will be made more affordable to many if they already have the existing cash from their recycling their old mobile phone handset.

A surge of mobile phones being recycled is always a positive factor for the mobile phone recycling websites; the phones being recycled rather than stored away or thrown out will ultimately help the environment in several different ways! On top of the environmental factor there is also the fact that many of the phones will be sent to poorer countries and these will greatly benefit from the technologies which are held in older mobile phone handsets such as the Apple iPhone 3GS.

The Mobile Phone Recycling Shop have already noted that mobile phone recycling enquiries in the first three days of September were double those in the same period of August 2012.

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