The need for the responsible recycling of old cell phones and other forms of electrical goods has never been more pressing. The rate of technological innovation seems to be increasing by the day and the impact on the environment of discarded old cell phones and other electronic items can be very damaging, with these items containing carcinogenic heavy metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury, which can also be extremely dangerous to human health.
Apple’s iPhone is a major threat to the privacy of all the people in the United States who have one, according to a professor at Michigan State University.
The third annual International Electronics Recycling Conference & Expo will be held over a period of three days from the 25th to the 27th of May at Las Vegas’ JW Marriott building.
The cell phone ban in Allentown in Philadelphia in the United States is no more. A Lehigh County judge has made the ban a thing of the past after declaring that the city had zero authority to impose it in the first place.
New and old cell phones are helping people to avoid parking tickets in Montclair in New Jersey in the United States. The municipality has rolled out an innovative new scheme to allow people to pay for parking with their cell phone, with drivers able to sign up for the project at the website parkmobile.com and even download a special application to help them to do so.
In a new initiative led by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, pregnant women and babies will be able to use their cell phones to access important health information.
In what is being called a surprise amendment to a texting while driving ban, Mobile, Alabama Councilman John Williams has requested that, instead of just banning texting while driving, the new ordinance make it illegal to use any type of handheld electronic device for any reason.
New and old cell phones are finally going to get the protection that landline phones have been getting for some time thanks to a new law being enacted in Indiana in the United States
Legislation to ban some forms of electronic waste, possibly including old cell phones, from being exported to foreign countries where health and safety laws are not as strict as in the United States is being promoted by some on Capitol Hill.
New and old cell phones are set to be used to send health information to mothers throughout the world in a new scheme that has been announced by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.