Using Compare and Recycle to get the most cash for your unwanted goods couldn’t be easier.
We have designed a clear and simple way to compare the best recycling companies and find the ones offering the most cash for your recyclables.
- Search – Select your model and click to see a full table of all the prices that we can find,
- Filter Your Search - Choose condition of your device and whether it is network locked on the drop-down menu.
- Compare – Look at all the columns to see which recycler is best for you,
- Get Cash – Follow the “Sell Now” link to go and get paid for your item.
In the search box, just start to type the name or model number of your product and watch the search bar prompt you so you find exactly what you want and then click to go and get prices.
To make life easier, all the columns of information that we find can be clicked to sort and show the top performers in each category. This saves you having to search about for your information on all the different websites.
For your benefit we have listed:
- Rating (star rating out of 5)
- Up to price for your chosen condition (Brand new, Working, Broken)
- Pay Within (time taken to pay)
- Payment Method (options)
To help you select which company suits, we give them a Star Rating based upon:
- data collected
- satisfaction feedback
- accurate price information
- easy to understand websites
- conversion statistics
- brand association
- 5 Star rated companies must subscribe to our forum and respond to customer feedback
Read more about our ratings here.
We recommend that you read the terms and conditions published by each company particularly regarding grading and the condition of your used products and pay attention to any costs associated with returning your items in the event that you disagree with their amended valuation or alternative offer. When you have selected a recycler and sent your product off please do use our contact details and tell us about the service they gave and when you received your cash. You do this here. This helps us refine our Star Rating.
The cash price displayed is the price that each company is willing to pay for a working phone in reasonable condition. You can read more about working condition criteria here. These are basic criteria, so we advise you read a detailed breakdown of what a recycler accepts as working condition device on their terms and conditions before placing your order. You can find T&Cs on the order form.
Non-working (or damaged)
This is a proportion of the maximum paid for a working phone and can vary markedly. As a guide we include the best offer for slight damage but you should satisfy yourself that your phone complies by reading the terms and conditions of the recycler if you have any doubts. We have summarised the criteria here, but depending on a recycler these may vary.
This is the length of time that the recycler claims to take, to issue your payment. Some methods will take longer than others, remember, so you may not actually receive it until later. It is noteworthy that most of the recyclers rely on third-parties to issue your payment, so if your payment takes a bit longer, be patient and contact the recycler or send us an email.
Choose whichever method suits you best: PayPal, bank transfer or cheque.
When you have decided which recycler is best for you just click on the “Sell Now” link and follow the recycler’s instructions. Please read the details carefully to make sure that it is what you expected then freepost your goods to get your payment. It couldn’t be easier.
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