Up to 51,000 tons of mobile phone chargers could be sent for recycling within the next year, as the EU moves steadily towards implementing a standard charger for all mobile phone manufacturers.
A leading Middle Eastern developer of green technology, Ekotribe, has launched a new mobile phone charger device that will allow users to cut down on wasted electricity consumed by conventional chargers.
In its annual set of predictions for the future of electronic technology, computer giant IBM has said that the mobile phones of today will be rendered useless by advancing technology by 2015.
Hundreds of thousands of old mobile phones are likely to be jettisoned after Christmas, after surveys of school children in Devon showed that many of them have asked Santa for new handsets for Christmas – a trend that is likely … Continue reading
People who are looking to recycle their old mobile phone handsets must make sure to erase all potentially valuable information from their old phones, after one researcher recently found an alarming amount of information on second-hand phones being sold on … Continue reading
Mobile phone recycling companies are expecting a surge in people wanting to get something back for their old handsets after they trade them in for phones operating on the latest Windows Phone 7.
The USA is leading the charge when it comes to recycling electronic waste such as mobile phone, with 23 state now having specific laws governing the disposal of electronic waste.
A leading sustainability advisor has said that mobile phone companies have duties towards their customers and the environment to make sure the green standards of living being mandated by governments are achieved.
In the perpetually developing world of mobile phone technology, some companies are not handling the constant demand to release ever more advanced smartphone handsets as well as others.
Old mobile phones from the UK are being harnessed to help in the fight against malaria in Africa.