More and more people are trading in their old mobile phones in favour of an iPhone, after figures were released showing that Apple had risen to become the fourth biggest mobile phone vendor in the world.
Demand for Motorola's new hi-tech smartphone handsets has enabled the mobile phone division of the company to turn a profit for the first time in more than three years.
Your old mobile phones may seem like relics of long-usurped technology and no longer relevant, but recycling your historic handsets can lead to both financial and environmental benefits.
Facial recognition technology is being developed by scientists in Manchester, and it is so advanced that it could see the current generation of mobile phones consigned to history.
Children across the country are learning about the importance of not just throwing away old mobile phones through the highly-praised Eco-schools Green Flag Award.