Category Archives: Mobile Phone Recycling


New charter for mobile phone recycling

Posted on 19th October, 2010

The government has announced that it will clamp down on mobile phone recycling. This is in an effort to stop the illegal recycling of stolen handsets. A new charter was agreed following a government consultation with the mobile phone recycling industry. Nearly 100,000 stolen UK mobile phones are recycled and sold each year, in an…

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Mobile phone recycling doubled

Posted on 11th April, 2010

A report carried out by telecoms analysts Ovum has found that mobile phone recycling in the UK has doubled between 2008 and 2009. According to the research, eight million mobile phones were recycled in the UK in 2009, double the four million collected in 2008. The report suggests that, unsurprisingly, this is due to the…

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Mobile phone recycling: WeeeCare calls up Gooseberry

Posted on 1st September, 2008

Everyone knows that old mobile phones have a recoverable value. The problem is ensuring you get the true value and that the phone is correctly handled. WeeeCare has now teamed up with Gooseberry, a new global phone recycling organisation, to increase the number of phones recycled. To get the scheme off to a good start,…

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