Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Your Old Electronics

Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Your Old Electronics
Every electronic eventually comes to the end of its life. Whether it is a games console, a tablet or a mobile phone, there comes the point where it is no longer useful to its owner. Electrical waste, alternatively known as e-waste, has been a problem for many years, but as the popularity of technology grows, so does the issue. We have explored previously why recycling…

Things to Remember Before Recycling Your Mobile Phone

Things to Remember Before Recycling Your Mobile Phone
Currently, there are more mobile phones in the UK than people. That means there are a lot of unused handsets out there. But what can you do with your unused, unwanted or broken handsets? You can help the environment and earn some cash at the same time by recycling your mobile phone through various options. How to recycle your old mobile phone Mobile phones contain…

Mazuma’s School Roadshow

Mazuma’s School Roadshow
This summer Maz and the team from Mazuma Mobile are hitting the road and visiting local schools in North Lancashire and Cumbria to teach children about the importance of sustainability and recycling in the tech industry. We’ll be explaining what exactly we do, how it helps the environment and how everyone can get involved. Everyone who attends our talk receives a goody bag to take…

What happens when you recycle your phone

Many of us want to make a difference, but we don't know quite how. Mobile phone recycling can help. People are starting to realise the importance of mobile phone recycling and taking advantage of the fact you can receive cash for your phones in doing so, which is why the number of people that use our service to recycle their old phones with us is…

How to dispose of a broken mobile phone

Most people in the UK have at least one mobile phone. They contain amazing technology in a small package and many of us would be lost without them. They are also very fragile. All it takes is a moment of clumsiness and your shiny new phone is no more. Every year, thousands of mobile phones are left battered and broken  and are of no valuable…

Mobile phone recycling facts and figures

The bad news: Every year, up to 250 Million mobile phones are replaced worldwide by new models. A recent survey by Nokia covering 13 countries suggests that, although only 4% of users' old mobiles are actually thrown away and wasted on landfill, still less are actually recycled. The vast unsung majority are left at home and forgotten about - 44% of old phones are just…