Nokia: just three percent of people recycle their old mobile phone

Andy Merrett Mobile phones 6 Comments

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Despite the fact that nearly three-quarters of people said that recycling makes a positive difference to the environment, almost the same number don’t think about recycling their old mobile phones, with just three percent doing so.

Mobile phone junk is an increasing problem as many people strive for the latest handsets, and as phone companies encourage their users to upgrade handset every year. Nokia’s global study of 6,500 people in 13 countries (Finland, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, UK, United Arab Emirates, USA, Nigeria, India, China, Indonesia and Brazil) found that nearly half didn’t know it was possible to recycle their old mobile phone…

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One billion PCs currently in use – and 35 million will hit landfills this year

Gary Cutlack Computers, PC tips Leave a Comment

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One billion people are currently struggling to install printer and wi-fi drivers around the world at this very minute, as the humble PC rockets past the big one-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh.

And due to our friends in “developing markets” this current one billion global PC figure will double to two billion by as soon as 2014, according to research…

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