Here are some ways you can recycle your cell phone.
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Sunday, July 15, 2012
Cell phones are everywhere; Lucy wants to know what we're saying that's so important.
Cell phones are everywhere and it seems that everyone has them, from older adults down to 3 year olds. It’s only been 10 or 15 years since they became a universal commodity, yet it seems that none of us can live without them. Does anyone remember when a trip to the store armed with a list was all you had? No one could call and add to it; yet we lived and made do. Yikes! When did I turn into an old lady talking about the good old days? Of course, the kids wanted their very own cell phones. They began to show up on the top of both Christmas and birthday wish lists. Matt and I couldn’t figure out what tweens could possibly use cell phones for other than games. We had a perfectly good home phone. So, we told them that when they saved their …
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Get rid of an old cell phone in a way that is safe.
Patch users across the Philadelphia area have shown increasing interest in how to recycle or safely dispose of any number of household items. So we've put together a series of resources for you and your neighbors, including locations in Hatboro-Horsham Patch and nearby. If we miss any item you want to know how to properly dispose of or recycle, please let us know in the comments. For those looking to safely get rid of an old or unwanted cell phone in the Hatboro-Horsham area, there are a number of recycling options. Bring It In The following stores offer varying recycling programs for old cell phones and accessories. Check the Manufacturer Many computer and electronic manufactures offer take-back and recycling programs to allow consumers …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
A Horsham resident received a text message claiming a family member had been kidnapped. Money was demanded for a safe return.
A Horsham resident fell victim to a money extortion scheme on Monday in which someone claimed via cell phone text message to have kidnapped and assaulted a family member, police said. The resident - who police did not name - received the text message while at work at 11:20 a.m. and called the number attached to the text message. Police said the caller then tried to extort money in exchange for the future safety of the family member. The victim was able to keep the caller on the phone while fellow employees notified police. During the call, police determined that family members were safe. In addition, the cell phone carrier located the phone that the call and the text message came from. The victim, who also works in Horsham, was told that …