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68 million old phones left lying around

68 million old phones left lying around

By 13 April 2010

It seems that Brits are a wasteful sort. A survey of 1,332 UK residents, conducted by SellMyMobile.com, has found that nearly two thirds of the population have at least one old mobile just lying around unusued, and about a fifth admitted to having three... >>

T-Mobile offers free Recycle Guide mobile app

T-Mobile offers free Recycle Guide mobile app

By 1 October 2009

T-Mobile has launched a new mobile application, the Recycle Guide, which it says "takes the confusion out of what you can recycle and where, both at home and on the go within the UK". The app offers users info on exactly where the nearest recycling points... >>

Airmiles offered for phone recycling

Airmiles offered for phone recycling

By 10 August 2009

Airmiles is offering consumers the chance to get free flights in exchange for recycling their mobile phones in an eco-friendly way, offering more Airmile points for phones with more resale value. Members of the Airmiles programme can calculate what they'll... >>

Free WEEEcollect.it service launches in UK

Free WEEEcollect.it service launches in UK

By 20 March 2009

WEEE processing company Midex has announced the nationwide roll-out of the country's first free WEEE collection service. Called WEEEcollect.it the house to house service will pick up items such as TVs, computers, printers and other everyday electrical... >>

New electronics recycling company launched

New electronics recycling company launched

By 6 January 2008

Three electronics giants have joined together to champion a greener future. Panasonic, Sharp and Toshiba have co-founded a new electronic product recycling management company. The venture is called the Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company... >>

Phone recycling website relaunches

Phone recycling website relaunches

By 4 May 2007

Mopay is relaunching to help people recycle their old mobile phones and give back to charity. The simple service that just takes the mobile details from you through the website will find a way to recycle the handset. Users just need to send the phone... >>

Storage comes small for recycling

Storage comes small for recycling

By 25 April 2007

The Ecopod Recycling System from Williams-Sonoma crushes 50 plastic and aluminum containers and stores them in a plastic pod for transfer to your recycling bin. It looks ideal if you haven't got room in your kitchen to spin a whisk. The bottom of the... >>