Took my collection of old phones to the Verizon store in Lake Grove, Long Island, NY (company owned store.) Did not see any recycle box, and asked the Salesman about this. He was unsure, and had the Store Manager come over. Manager told me "I know nothing" about the above website post, that Verizon has not recycled old phones "for several years", and suggested I bring the box of phones to a nearby Best Buy. (Which I did - BTW, I purchased my recent unlocked phone from Best Buy - cheaper.) Just surprised that a big outfit like Verizon Wireless has no in-store provision for recycling old phones.