Where Do Recycled Phones Go?

November 6, 2012

Mobile phone from Shutterstock

For those wondering about the end destination for some of our electronic waste — phones, for instance — this post from Clean Technica provides some information.


Where Does Your Recycled Phone End Up? (via Clean Technica)

  Technology develops at a rapid rate and we are constantly updating the devices that we use, but what happens to the old version of our new tech toys? When you buy a new phone, does your old version lay forgotten in a drawer? It’s time to do something about the cell phone graveyard you are hoarding…




Glenn Meyers

Writer, documentary producer, and director. Meyers is a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.