People can donate used cell phones to CellPhonesForSoldiers.com, Eco-Cell.com, MarchOfDimes.org and NCADV.org. These organizations use the proceeds from donated phones to support local and global charitable causes.
Cell Phones for Soldiers provides calling cards to American soldiers. Eco-Cell works with zoos and other organizations to help protect endangered species. The March of Dimes works to improve the health of mothers and babies worldwide. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) helps to keep homes safe and increase education about domestic violence. For a list of retailers that offer options to donate or recycle phones, visit the website of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at EPA.gov.