Old cell phones you’ve got piled up in that drawer could do some good for others. There are ample options for donating or recycling the outmoded devices.
VolunteerGuide runs down your options, suggesting senior citizen homes and women’s shelters as worthy recipients. Schools can also usually benefit from the donations.
When donating your phones, try to dig up their chargers in order to make them more immediately usable. It’s also wise to get rid of any photos and personal information on the devices.
Cell Phone Recycling: Donate Your Old Mobile Phone [VolunteerGuide]