The Secret Life of Cell Phones” - video about improper cell phone disposal

The American NGO INFORM has made an excellent brief video, "The Secret Life of Cell Phones”, about the threat posed by improper cell phone disposal.

The Secret Life of Cell Phones” - video about improper cell phone disposal

The American NGO INFORM has made an excellent brief video, "The Secret Life of Cell Phones”, about the threat posed by improper cell phone disposal. The video includes footage by the Basel Action Network BAN and discusses the recycler’s pledge of true stewardship, and provides an accompanying website with resources on how to recycle, sell or donate old phones.

 

Learn how to recycle your phone

Find out how to recycle your phone in the U.S.

Download pre-paid mailing label

 

Learn more about the impact of cell phones and mobile devices on the environment

Find out how many recycled cell phones it would take to make a gold wedding ring.

 

Take action

Ask recyclers to follow responsible recycling guidelines.


In the context of its 'Waste Prevention' Project, INFORM focuses on Extended Producer Responsibility. INFORM has carried out a cell Phone Recycling Survey, through which interested consumers can find out how well wireless service providers are following the law.

Moreover, INFORM is providing consumers and other interested parties through E-Waste Legislation Watch, a targeted feed covering e-waste legislation at the state and federal level, as well as articles on global approaches to the issue.