Average Life of US Mobile Phone is 18 Months


The mountain of unused phones will continue to rise as the number of phones have already eclipsed the number of clean toilets,  and not all of those devices are being utilized. Love2Recycle‘s recent graphics shows that the average mobile consumer already owns two unused phones with only 11% getting recycled each year in the US. Click here to see the rest of the graphics:

Smartphones are creating their own e-waste epidemic, but what viable options are available? California’s $230 million e-waste program is funded by California residents who pay $8 – $25 dollars in recycling fees when purchasing new monitors and television, but the program is inundated

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