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Where do Old Cell Phones go?

Where do old cell phones and other forms of discarded electronic equipment go? The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is trying to find out, working with both electronics recycling companies and educational not-for-profit organizations and using tracking software to find out just where used cell phones and other forms of e-waste actually end up.

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SEPA Goes After Old Cell Phone Dumpers

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has signed an agreement with Crimestoppers in a bid to crack down on companies that blatantly flout the law in Scotland by carrying out illegal e-waste operations in the country, including the unethical or unsafe disposal of electronic items such as old cell phones.