ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ReCellular, the world's largest cell phone recycler, has sent out a rallying cry in the form of 5 million customized, prepaid envelopes, encouraging corporations across America to recycle their used cell phones to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
From October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010, ReCellular will donate a minimum of $.25 per phone donated with a minimum guaranteed donation of $50,000.
Donating the envelopes at an expense of more than $100,000, ReCellular believes American's will turn this investment into an even greater benefit for Komen for the Cure and the environment. Any group or company that will commit to distributing at least 1,000 envelopes can join in the effort. ReCellular will track each company's performance so that they can monitor how many phones they have donated to the cause.
"ReCellular already processes more than 5 million phones a year," says Steve Manning, CEO of ReCellular. "Connect to the Cure is the ideal way for us to put our size and expertise to work to benefit such a worthy cause. With a distribution of 5 million envelopes, a realistic total donation to Komen could be in the millions of dollars."
Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to efforts like Connect to the Cure, they have invested nearly $1.5 billion to fulfill their promise of becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.
Companies looking to participate in Connect to the Cure can contact ReCellular at: (734) 205-2223. Any individual or organization that would like to donate smaller numbers of phones can go to www.connecttothecure.com to print off a free shipping label.
With offices in the United States and Hong Kong, ReCellular Inc. is the world's leading electronics-sustainability firm. We provide solutions for the collection, reuse and recycling of used personal electronics that generate financial return for our partners, quality products for our customers, funding for charity organizations, and protection of the environment. Corporate, charitable, consumer and wholesale information is available at www.ReCellular.com.
SOURCE ReCellular Inc.