The city of Sydney in Australia has just shifted more than 14 tons of electrical waste, including old cell phones, in barely six hours at a collection held over the weekend. Electronic waste is growing at three times the rate of any other form of waste even in Australia, yet Sydney is still one of the few places in the country where the council offers free collection sites for used cell phones and other such electronic goods.
Each year, there are over four billion cell phones manufactured worldwide. Out of those, less than 3% make it to a recycling center.
Dubai is urging its citizens to go green and recycle their old cell phones and other forms of electronic waste in a bid to protect the environment.
A school bus driver who was caught looking at a used cell phone while operating the vehicle has been forced to resign from her job in Rockingham County in the United States.
The news that the World Health Organization has declared cell phones to be a possible cause of brain cancer has had far-reaching repercussions all around the world, and now India is contemplating changing their old cell phone laws to force companies to place a warning about the possible effects of exposure to cell phone radiation on the phones themselves.
With the iPhone 5 just around the corner, the people at Apple have been telling us a bit more about what to expect.
You ever have one of those days where you go onto a site to read one specific article and you end up staying and reading several? I did that today on SFGate, the San Francisco Chronicle’s news site.
Lafayette resident Ellen Marks was more pleased than most by the official announcement made last week by the World Health Organization linking the use of new and old cell phones to the development of brain cancer.
Greenpeace has welcomed the notification of a ruling surrounding the environmentally friendly management and disposal of electronic goods such as old cell phones in India.
The law to make it illegal to talk on a new or old cell phone while operating a motor vehicle in New Brunswick in the United States came into effect yesterday.