Mobiles are made from many non-renewable materials which have been extracted from the earth such as metals, plastics, glass and ceramics. Fortunately, over 95 per cent of these materials can be recycled. Recycle your mobile phone to:
Most of us have at least one spare mobile phone sitting in a drawer. Before recycling, consider giving phones in working order to a friend or family member – or even selling it. Better than recycling is reducing the amount of phones we produce and use in the first place. MobileMuster provides advice about removing data from your phone before passing it on.
MobileMuster is a free, not for profit mobile phone recycling program that accepts all brands and types of mobile phones, plus their batteries, chargers and accessories.
There are six main steps to the mobile phone recycling process
Rid your home of dangerous and toxic waste responsibly, with the free Detox your Home program.
Household paint, batteries and fluorescent lights can be dropped off for free. Check with your local council for details.
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