Recycle mobile phones for individual gain and wider environmental benefits

More people than ever are now aware of the benefits that recycling their mobile phone will bring to them as an individual, to someone with no access to a handset and to the environment. However, there are still many mobile phone users in possession of old, unused handsets that still do not understand the full benefits and financial rewards that can be gained should they…

Sell your mobile for recycling and help protect the environment

Mobile phone recycling is essential for every individual to take responsibility for, especially when considering that each old mobile phone is capable of polluting 132,000 litres of water. Collectively, discarded old mobile phones throughout the world are responsible for 65,000 tons in toxic waste per annum. Recycling mobiles will also protect the environment against the harmful quantities of mercury, lead, brominated flame retardants, cadmium, beryllium…

Financial and environmental benefits of mobile phone recycling

There is now a wider knowledge of the benefits that the recycling of mobile phones can bring in terms of financial reward and the impact they have on the environment. The disposal of unused handsets through a mobile phone recycling service is the best way for anyone to dispose of their old mobile phones. More individuals in the UK are aware of the dangers that…

Be eco-responsible and recycle your phone

Pressure from local and national authorities is always rising to encourage the average citizen to take an active part in recycling in general. There is almost no neighborhood now that does not have access to the standard recycling bins in the hope that the population will use them effectively. Whilst these projects have been carried out successfully and citizens seem to be more aware of…

How many phones do you need?

In 2008, Ofcom observed that the total number of mobile phone connections in the UK actually totalled more than the country's population of 6.14 million. This means more phones being used than there are people possibly able to use them, even counting every babe-in-arms. This suggests a great many people must have more than one mobile: for business and home maybe, or for secret liaisons?…

Clear out your clutter and save the environment

If you have ever been down to the local tip and observed what people actually throw away, you will find it is astounding to observe the amount of quality, serviceable goods that end up on burgeoning landfill sites because people just don't think about passing them on. Many people are surprised to find how much they own that other people will value. Many charities out…

A recipe for disaster

Take copper, steel, aluminium, plastic and precious metals; add lead, a sprinkling of deadly cadmium, a dash of poisonous barium, rhodium and beryllium, and mix. Leave to stand for a couple of years, and throw away. Take one atmosphere, and add greenhouse gases for extra heat. Allow poisonous substances to leak into the ground and infect the water system. Drink. Sounds crazy? Actually, this is…

How we do mobile phone recycling?

Have you ever heard of mobile phone recycling? Do not worry if you have not, until not too long ago, neither did we. Mobile phone recycling is not a new concept, but it is something that very few people are aware of and even fewer people are practicing it. A mobile phone should not just be discarded with the normal trash. It contains certain electrical…