Sprint_guinnessSprint just broke the world record for the maximum number of cell phones recycled in a week. The Guinness World Records recognized Sprint for shattering the record with 103,582 recycled cell phones.

Sprint recycling programs have helped create more than $1 billion in cost avoidance for the company, and put more than $100 million back in customers’ pockets in 2012 alone, says Sprint.

Since 2001, Sprint reclaimed enough mobile devices to divert 12.5 million pounds of e-waste from landfills. The company projects to re-use and recycle an additional 100 million pounds of e-waste in 2013 and 2014.

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