It has been labeled a ‘false meme’ – an idea that begins from a certain source but is then misinterpreted and spreads throughout the world as though it was true yet is not. That is the truth behind the “Cell Phones kill Bees” story that has been dominating the headlines over the past few days.
During my morning’s perusal of news feeds, I came across an article on New Media Age that discussed a recent survey conducted by the Association of Publishing Agencies (APA). According to the article, a survey of 952 iPad owners revealed that people would rather get a free app attached to a brand than pay for a non-branded application.
A new cell phone has been designed to make cell phone recycling easier when it inevitably reaches time for disposal. The RevOlvo combination cell phone and charger is deliberately designed to be easily broken apart once it has reached the end of its natural life, thus making life considerably easier for cell phone recycling companies such as SellCell than many other kinds of old cell phones.
King County Council in the United States has set official guidelines relating to the recycling of old cell phones as well as other electrical items such as old computers, televisions and more. The new laws force contractors for the county to follow Basel Action Network rules relating to the safe and responsible recycling or reuse of old cell phones and other items of electrical waste.