Dade Recycling offers an innovative concept to help you raise funds for your non-profit organization without asking for sponsorships or cash contributions. Simply inform your sponsors about our recycling program. We can place recycling bins in your sponsors’ offices and everything we collect from them will be donated to your organization on their behalf.
By participating in our recycling program you and your sponsors can raise funds for your cause, while providing a much-needed environmental service to our community.
There are absolutely no fees or costs to your organization. We will provide you with a starter kit consisting of collection bins, flyers, and email templates for free.
Here is how our program works:
Need help promoting your recycling fundraiser?
To get started we recommend you download our helpful “Guide to a Successful Recycling Fundraiser” booklet. You may also download the following customizable flyers and e-mail templates to help you promote your fundraiser.
- Guide Booklet
- Sponsors Letter
- Inform your Staff Letter – Customizable
- Dade Recycling Program Details
- Non-Profit and Sponsorship Partnership Form
The terms of the program are as follows:
Cell Phones: Dade Recycling pays between $0.25 and $200 for every cell phone. Prices on our list reflect working phones only. Working phones are phones that include a battery, turn on, have good LCD screens, are able to make a test call and are not cracked or otherwise damaged.
Broken phones will be credited 20% of the corresponding working phone price. We will also pay $0.25 for phones that do not appear on our buyback list.
Cell Phone Accessories: You may include all accessories such as chargers, cases, earpieces, as long as they belong to cell phones.
Inkjet Cartridges: Dade Recycling pays up to $3.00 for every Re-usable inkjet cartridge according to our buyback list. Unlike most competitors we do pay for Epson, Canon, and Brother Ink tanks. Re-usable ink cartridges are cartridges that have not been refilled before, are not cracked, have good electric circuits, and have intact nozzle plates.
Toner Cartridges: Dade Recycling pays up to $12.00 for every Re-usable toner cartridge according to our buyback list. We accept every laser toner cartridge included in our list or not and we will credit your account according to our buyback price list for brand name cartridges that have only been used once.
Email Addresses: Dade Recycling uses email as our primary means of communicating with program participants. It is extremely important that program participants provide valid email addresses.
Data Destruction: Many of the cell phones we receive are destroyed and recycled according to EPA guidelines. This process effectively destroys all information stored in the cell phones. In the event a cell phone is refurbished for reuse each phone’s data is cleared in accordance with NIST Special Publication 800-88 “Guidelines for Media Sanitization” by our partners. Our recycling partners data clearing process wipes the phone’s memory clean and enables a new number to be assigned. However, Dade Recycling strongly recommends that donors clear the memories on their cell phones of any sensitive private information before donating them. In addition, donors should always ensure the service on any cell phone they donate has been disconnected, to prevent fraudulent use. Dade Recycling will not be responsible for any information left stored in the memories of phones donated or their fraudulent use.
Payment Policy: Dade Recycling has minimum accounts payable requirement of $10 before we mail out a check for items collected. If you do not meet the $10 minimum, we will hold your money from previous collections until you accumulate at least $10 and then we will mail you a check. Any account that has a pickup for less than $10 and does not accrue the minimum ($10 amount) within 1 calendar year will forfeit their proceeds.
Seller’s Warranty: Seller covenants and guarantees that the cartridges being sold to Blue Trading, LLC is the property of the seller with all rights to resell the cartridges without any restrictions on the seller’s rights to resell to Blue Trading, LLC. Seller warrants and promises to indemnify Blue Trading, LLC, from the claims of any parties who claim an interest in or to the cartridges. Seller further warrants that the empty or surplus cartridges were collected from a source within the United States or were acquired directly from a supplier who sells the cartridges in the ordinary course of their business within the United States.