Mobile phone recycling 

Cellphones are endangering gorillas, but recycling old ones can help

In the Congo basin, minerals used in cellphones and other electronics are often mined by illegal, small-scale miners who end up hurting wildlife for food and driving them away from their habitat. You can do something to change this. A mother gorilla holds her child in a jungle in Congo. Gorillas are driven away from their habitats by small-scale miners who dig for coltan, a mineral used in cellphones and other electronics. Image: FredR, CC BY-NC 2.0 You probably use it every day and don’t think once about gorillas. In today’s world, it’s…

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Mobile phone recycling 

Global Mobile phone recycling Service Market 2018 – Apple, Cloudblue technologies, ReCellular, Envirophone

The report gives the detailed overview of Global “Mobile phone recycling Service“ Market 2018 and predicts future market trends throughout the forecast period from 2018 to 2025. Also the report executes the great study of Price and Gross Margin, Capacity, Production, Revenue, current geographical zones, technology, demand-supply, Consumption, Import, Export, Market Drivers and Opportunities. In this Professional report, we have investigated the principals, players in the market, product type, and market end-client applications. This report comprises of primary and secondary data which is exemplified in the form of pie outlines, Professional tables,…

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Mobile phone recycling 

Recycling Mobile Phones May Save Gorillas

A small act can create a huge impact. In this case, holding on to old cellphones can create a massive impact on an endangered gorilla population, a new study asserts. The study, “Recycling 115,369 mobile phones for gorilla conservation over a six-year period (2009-2014) at Zoos Victoria: A case study of ‘points of influence’ and mobile phone donations,” was authored by researchers and staff from the University of South Australia and Zoos Victoria and was published by PLOS ONE in early December. According to the study, “Annual sales of mobile phones and…

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Mobile phone recycling 

Mobile Phone Recycling Market Segments by Product Types, Manufacturers, Regions and Application Analysis to 2025

The Mobile Phone Recycling Market report provides overview of Mobile Phone Recycling Industry, including industry characteristics, manufacturing technology, industry chain analysis and latest market trends & dynamics. The Mobile Phone Recycling market report also explores future trends for supply, demand and market growth rate, market size, prices, trading, competition and value chain as well as Key Players of the industry’s information with forecast from 2019 to 2025. The Mobile Phone Recycling market was valued at Million US$ in 2017 and is projected to reach Million US$ by 2025, at a CAGR of during the forecast period.…

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How mobile phone recycling saves gorilla populations

©iStock/Simoneemanphotography A new study has assessed the relationship between mobile phone recycling and reducing the decimation of gorilla populations. The study’s lead author Dr Carla Litchfield says that conflict elements such as gold and coltan can be recovered from mobile phone recycling, which means there is less incentive to mine gorilla habitats for those minerals. In this way, the paper suggests that a reluctance to recycle old mobile phones could be linked to the dramatic decline of gorilla populations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Recovering gold from mobile…

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