The increasing demand for technology has made electronic and electrical waste one of the quickest growing waste streams on the entire planet, even in spite of the fact that almost all of its components could be recycled and used again.
The federal government is teaming up with cell phone companies in order to bring weather warnings to new and old cell phones as well as other mobile devices. Various companies are set to roll out the new system over the course of the next couple of weeks.
The latest report of the American Consumer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) was released yesterday, which revealed the customer satisfaction ratings for wireless carriers and cell phone manufacturers.
Having access to Wi-Fi while flying is very quickly becoming a common feature on the great majority of modern airliners, but an in-flight cell phone service remains a rarity and it is even banned in some countries, including the United States.
Although the e-waste Management and Handling Rules 2011 were introduced last year by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, and came into force at the beginning of this month in India, the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) is apparently unable to enforce them because they are currently not ready to be able to do so.
An elderly couple in New York is dead, with poor cell phone coverage being cited as one of the contributing factors in their demise.
It is now compulsory in India for the manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, including the likes of old cell phones, to collect the electronic waste that is generated by their products.
Kyocera Communications is a cell phone provider based in San Diego, California.
The response to the disposal of electronic waste from residents of the city of Indore in India has been lackluster at best over the course of the ten days since the new rules were implemented, despite the fact that such waste has emerged as one of the biggest threats to the environment.
Americans love their cell phones, but one thing they definitely do not love is the growing ‘bill shock’ that they may experience when they open up their monthly statements.