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Qatar Recycles Cell Phones to Singapore

Qatar is getting into the recycling of old cell phones and other electronic equipment thanks to its new e-Waste Recycling Programme. The program, which collects used cell phones and other old electronic equipment donated to Qtel shops by the general public and at other sites all across the country, has proven to be a big success.

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CELL PHONES RECHARGED IN SECONDS

Cell phones could be recharged in seconds rather than hours if a new device designed by researchers at the University of Illinois in the United States happens. The device is a 3D nanostructure that could give users the power to recharge cell phones and laptop computers in just a few seconds using high charge lasers and defibrillators, according to a report in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

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Cell Phone Tower Fight On Again

The citizens of Monterey Park in the northeast of Calgary in Canada are engaged in a fight to stop a cell phone tower being built in their community – for the second time. Homeowners in the neighborhood are outraged by plans by Shaw Communications to erect a twenty five meter high cell phone tower in the parking lot of a local church.

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Students Learn Importance of Cell Phone Recycling

Students at Pelham Memorial High School in the United States have been given a lesson in the importance of recycling their old cell phones and other electronic goods, courtesy of a state of the art recycling plant. The students were taken on a tour of the WeRecycle! plant, which is situated in Mount Vernon in the state of New York The plant recycles around one hundred million pounds worth of electronic waste each and every year. The tour was staged as part of “Education Month”.

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High School Encourages Cell Phone Recycling

Los Altos High School is doing its best to encourage people to “go green”. The Associated Student Body recently put its money where its mouth is by staging a recycling event on Saturday the 5th March where local residents could bring in and drop off their old cell phones and other electronic waste.

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Events Try to Plug Cell Phone Recycling Gap

Those looking to recycle old cell phones and other electronic goods will have a spot of bother in Florence County in South Carolina in the United States. Florence County recycling sites will stop accepting used cell phones and other forms of e-waste as of the first of July this year, with those that try to do the right thing and recycle their e-waste at the sites even being up for a fine if they do so after that date.