What will the legions of new iPhone owners do with the perfectly good cellphones they just replaced? exPhone hopes that anyone with unused, unloved “exPhones” will consider either donating or recycling their old companions. Before saying goodbye to any exPhone, you should take three basic steps to protect your wallet and your privacy:
1. Terminate your service
2. Clear the phone’s memory
3. Remove the SIM card
Protecting the environment even comes with a social component:
To make it a little more interesting, we’ve made it possible for you to share your photos of your new — and old (ex) — phones with everyone. You’re encouraged to do so with your existing Flickr account and if you like, to tell the story of what you did to recycle or reuse your exPhone.
Oh cellphones, even in death you manage to bring people together.