Why recycling of mobile phones matters
Last Modified: Sat Aug 13 2016 04:22:39 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
of the materials used in mobiles and accessories can be recovered. These materials can be used to make everything from stainless steel to plastic fence posts.
handsets, if re-cycled, can remove the need to mine 110 tonnes gold ore, 213 tonnes of silver bearing ore or 11 tonnes of copper sulphide ore. Pretty precious stuff.
of greenhouse gas emissions are avoided for every 1 tonne of mobile phone materials recovered.
Posted by AUS Sustainability in Environment
Tags Waste Management,eWaste,Recycling,Mobile Recycling,MobileMuster
Source MobileMuster website