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Full Circle Wireless Named as One of the Fastest Growing Environmental Services Firms in U.S. by Prestigious 'Inc. 500/5000' Study for Second Year in a Row

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Circle Wireless Inc. (, the leading U.S. recycler and reseller of previously owned wireless devices and accessories, was named this week by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing independently held companies in the U.S. for the second year in a row. The prestigious Inc. 500/5000 study, which represents an exclusive listing and in-depth analysis of the nation's fastest-growing private and "for profit" organizations, ranked Full Circle Wireless as the 25th fastest growing environmental services company in the nation. The Irvine, Calif.-based company was also ranked 2,058th in the overall study of all independent businesses in the nation.



Founded in 2003, Full Circle Wireless buys back unwanted, used cell phones and wireless equipment from businesses, community organizations, schools, and government facilities throughout America and then manages the recycling or reselling of the equipment through third-party partners. Since its inception, the company has been making significant strides in inspiring large and small businesses in all commercial categories to actively practice responsible recycling to help eliminate the growing problem of "e-waste" and prevent discarded cellular equipment from clogging our nation's landfills.

"We are pleased and honored to have been included in the Inc. study for the second year in a row," said Shelton Basham, CEO and General Manager of Full Circle Wireless. "Being named as one of the fastest growing environmental services firms in the nation only further validates our mission to educate corporations and public organizations about more efficient, alternative ways to discard used cellular equipment. And, our business growth of 129 percent this past fiscal year and move to a new expanded office/warehouse facility underscore the incredible volume of wireless inventory we're processing on a daily basis – that would otherwise be harming our environment."

The company's "Complete Green Cellular Solution" offers a step-by-step protocol for companies and community organizations to responsibly recycle used cell phones while actually saving money. Through its extensive network of wireless carrier representatives, Full Circle purchases wireless devices, related accessories and batteries and then either resells the equipment on the open market or partners with registered recyclers to ensure the e-waste is responsibly recycled. Since Full Circle Wireless actually pays its clients for their outdated devices (and provides complimentary shipping), it helps businesses reduce rising corporate costs, while simultaneously helping our planet.

"The cell phone waste problem is absolutely astounding," added Basham. "Americans discard nearly a third of a million cell phones and wireless accessories every day. The impact on our environment is significant and we're working with businesses and organizations to show them that there are better, more cost-effective solutions."

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