In accordance to a latest review by cell phone manufacturer Nokia, only 3% of individuals trouble to recycle their mobile phones. Most people just throw their old phone away when they up grade or merely relegate them to the back again of a drawer or closet.
According to the same Nokia research an amazing 75% of mobile phone owners have no idea how to recycle their old phones. This is bad for several reasons:
Mobile phones include several substances, usually including cadmium that can prove hazardous really should they leak into the soil at landfills, in which they typically finish up.
The fact it though that its incredibly straightforward today to sell old mobiles for money. Especially in todays financial climate when absolutely everyone is looking for a bit of extra cash, or is willing to buy a used mobile phone for a good deal.
There are now several companies in the UK and worldwide that will recycle old mobile phones for cash. These companies are on the internet and examples include Envirofone, Earth Mobile, Mobile Phone Xchange and Muzumba. Even better news is that most of these companies will take both working and non-working mobile phones and they’ll send cash to their former phone owner.