Press Room

Do you have a media enquiry for Compare and Recycle or are you looking for our latest press releases? This is the place!

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About

Founded in 2009, compareandrecycle.co.uk has become the UK’s largest independent comparison website that provides an easy and convenient solution for consumers and businesses to recycle their used electronic devices from the comfort of their home or workplace while returning some of their value. Compare and Recycle’s free comparison engine also helps consumers to contribute to the circular economy by prolonging the useful life of electronic devices and saving a considerable amount when choosing to buy refurbished tech.

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Here at Compare and Recycle, we understand the threats e-waste poses to the environment, therefore by connecting customers and buyback companies in an instant we enable and proactively encourage environmentally responsible practices of mobile phone ownership and are proud to support companies that tackle the growing issue of e-waste.

Company Facts

  • Compare and Recycle was founded in 2009
  • Headquarters located in Maidstone, United Kingdom
  • Over the years more than £200 million worth of tech has been sold through Compare and Recycle
  • Annually, we help to prevent on average 30 tonnes of mobile phones from becoming e-waste
  • Our comparison welcomes over 6 million users per year
  • We feature more than 30 recycling companies and compare prices for over 2,000 products

Do you have a media enquiry for Compare and Recycle?

If you need information on tech recycling and trade-in trends, industry data, comment or an insight, please get in touch and our team will be happy to help.

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What can we help you with?

  • Customised Smartphone Trade-in DataCompare and Recycle’s price tracking system provides insightful data into mobile phone depreciation and trade-ins since 2015, and our in-house design team can produce informative visuals for your readers.
  • UK’s electronics recycling habitsDo you know which part of the UK recycles mobile phones the most? We can answer this and more questions about phone recycling in the UK, and our data experts are happy to share the statistics you need.
  • Consumer smartphone upgrade trendsOur data helps to understand ever-changing consumer upgrading behaviours following brand-new smartphone releases, how refurbished smartphones fair among British consumers and how the UK is making money off used electronics.
  • Industry expert commentaryWith over 10 years of experience in the industry, we know all the ins and outs. We would be glad to provide you with comments and opinions on the tech and recycling industry, pricing for used gadgets and impactful events.

As featured in

Forbes
Forbes
The Guardian
The Guardian
The Telegraph
The Telegraph
Raconteur
Raconteur
Evening Standard
Evening Standard
Daily Express
Daily Express
The Mirror
The Mirror
The Sun
The Sun
Pocket Lint
Pocket Lint
iNews
iNews
Good Housekeeping
Good Housekeeping

Media Assets

In the Google Drive folder linked below you can access our latest press releases and downloadable logos and graphics to support your coverage.

View our Media Assets on Google Drive