Binmen in Hampshire went to great lengths to make sure that a woman's mobile phone did not end up on a landfill site.
The new Governor of California will likely make a princely sum from mobile phone recycling, after ordering that more than half of the 'work' mobile phones for municipal employees, being paid for by the state, be turned in.
Greenpeace has lauded the electronics industry for the steps it has taken to combat the use of hazardous chemicals in consumer electronic devices such as mobile phones.
Scientists at Warwick University have developed a machine that weeds out all sorts of plastics that are on their way to landfills, without having been recycled.
A major US mobile phone service provider is working with an environmental protection group to establish a new standard that will highlight the sustainability of mobile devices.
The leading mobile phone service providers and manufacturers in the UK are readying themselves for the highly-anticipated advent of near field technology (NFC), which will allow people to make purchases using their mobile phones.
Impending improvements to 3G phone services in the UK could see a glut of people rushing to upgrade their phones in order to take advantage of them.
Apple has been awarded a patent for a new type of mobile phone battery system that makes use of the technology developed by the Liquidmetal brand.
Leading mobile phone manufacturer, Nokia, has said it is to make going green its key priority for 2011, with a number of organised initiatives, including a mobile phone recycling campaign and carbon footprint minimising schemes.