To try to prevent electronic waste, including old cell phones, from being broken down by primitive and ultimate dangerous methods of recycling by those outside the formal sector
A Florida customer of T-Mobile was left “shaking and crying” after receiving a cell phone bill of more than $200,000.
A collection system for electronic waste in Penang is being worked on by experts from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Mexico has finally woken up to the fact that it both needs to and can do a lot more to collect and recycle electronic waste including old cell phones and freezers, given that the majority of such items have tended to end up on dumps even after years of collection efforts.
A government test that is used to determine the amount of radiation that people absorb via their new or old cell phones is flawed, according to a number of researchers and doctors.
An alarming new study suggests that as many as every one in six of all old cell phones are contaminated with traces of fecal matter.
Children are becoming cell phone users at younger and younger ages, according to a study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
Kenya has set up what it its second such electronic waste recycling facility as the country tries to step up to the plate and do what needs to be done to combat the growing problem.
The Motorola Electrify is a cell phone designed to work on the U.S. Cellular network. It is one of eight smartphones planned for release before the end of 2012 and uses an Android-based interface.