The leading mobile phone buyback, data protection and recycling company received the distinction after achieving 959 percent growth.

Mobile phone recycling and buyback company, e-Cycle LLC, was ranked as the 4th fastest growing environmental services company by Inc. magazine in its 2012 Inc. 500 list of privately held, for-profit companies in the U.S. e-Cycle received this ranking as a result of its job creation efforts and dramatic sales growth over a three-year period.

Providing wireless buyback, data deletion and recycling services for businesses and major organizations, e-Cycle achieved 959 percent business growth between 2008 and 2011 and created nearly 100 green jobs at its Ohio headquarters and nationwide.

Overall, e-Cycle now is listed as #393 among the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., up 194 places from the #587 ranking just one year ago. This is the third consecutive year in which e-Cycle has achieved a ranking on the Inc. 500 | 5000 list.

“We are extremely appreciative of the recognition we’ve received from Inc., as it demonstrates we are continuing on the right track in delivering value to organizations that are searching for innovative mobile recycling solutions,” said e-Cycle CEO Christopher Irion. “What makes us even more proud is the fact that our growth has been achieved during a challenging economic period. This serves as a testament to the growing need for mobile data security and the environmental stewardship of our clients, as well as the commitment, creativity and hard work that embody our e-Cycle team.”

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About e-Cycle
e-Cycle helps organizations take a more responsible, secure and cost-effective approach to wireless recycling. The company collects wireless phones from businesses and major organizations, reimbursing them for devices that retain value and recycling all others at no charge. The information on every phone is either deleted or destroyed through the industry’s most rigorous data security measures. In 2012, Forbes ranked e-Cycle the #68 most promising, privately-held company in America. e-Cycle is also the first mobile buyback and recycling company in the U.S. to become e-Stewards® certified. Find more information at

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