Thieves who target businesses and even residential homes in order to steal copper pipes and wires is nothing new, but in Des Moines in Iowa in the United States, the criminals have suddenly found a different target – old cell phone towers.
Old cell phones may not actually grow on trees, but they could help to grow trees, if a new Nokia cell phone recycling campaign in Indonesia pays off. The program, which has been given the name of “Give and Grow 2011: Give Mobile Phones, Grow Trees”, was actually first implemented two years ago back in 2009, but Nokia is stepping up the campaign.
Officials in Antioch in the United States are considering joining the growing number of areas to outlaw the use of new and old cell phones while engaged in the operating of a motor vehicle. “This would be another example of how Antioch leads in public safety,” claims Mary Dominiak, a Trustee.
A trial run to see whether the use of new and old cell phones in a high school would be a success has been well received by both students and parents in Maine Township School District in the United States.
The popular coffee shop Starbucks has recently introduced a new cell phone application that will allow Android 2.1 and above users to pay for their purchases with their smartphone. The new application is free to download at the Android Market and will work at 6,800 of Starbucks’ stores and over 1,000 of their shops located inside Targets.
When it comes to selling an old cell phone, there are a few options.
The high old cell phone fees in the Bahamas will soon be a thing of the past, according to executives from BTC.
A proposal to ban the use of new or old cell phones while operating a motor vehicle has divided opinion in Chapel Hill in North Carolina in the United States.
The recycling of old cell phone batteries and batteries from other electronic items is not being conducted in the most ethical of manners in some areas of the United States,
When it is time for a new cell phone, how do you go about getting one? Do you base it upon your contract; getting a new phone every 18 months to two years when you renew? Do you take whatever is on offer that won’t cost you extra or do you pay in order to get what you really want?