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How to recycle cell phones

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Cell phones and smartphones


Usable cell phones

Donate working cell phones to participating charities. Refer to Alberta's Recycling Hotline for options.

Unusable cell phones

Take old and broken cell phones to a local retailer for recycling free-of-charge. Find a list of locations at Call2Recycle. Make sure to delete all personal information from your cell phone before recycling it.

You can also take cell phones to any City landfill for free electronics recycling.

Special instructions

Landfill locations listed below:

Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool