Cellular or “cell” phones and smartphones can usually be returned or traded during the purchase of a new phone. These devices can also be donated. An internet search such as “donate cell phone York PA” will show organizations that accept these items for donation.
Cell phones and rechargeable batteries can be recycled at many local retail stores. For a list of these businesses, click here.
Cell phones are also accepted at the York County Solid Waste Authority’s free Residential Electronics Recycling Program. For more information on this program, click here.
Cell phones can also be disposed of in the regular trash.