Mobile recycling ‘can benefit other countries’

The number of people recycling their old mobile phone is on the increase, it has been suggested. Selling an old mobile phone with Mazuma can help to protect the environment and provide you with cash which could go towards purchasing a new handset. Research from Ovum found the UK is now recycling around double the number of mobile phones that it was two years ago…

Mobile recycling could allow consumers to use the internet

A recent announcement from Nokia could soon see an increasing number of people accessing the internet and using their mobile phone to do so. The mobile operator has reported that it has acquired the mobile browser and services platform Novarra with the intention of helping more customers go online while on the move. Niklas Savander, executive vice-president of services for Nokia, suggested that thanks to…

Nokia asks customers to design eco-friendly app

Nokia customers interested in mobile phone recycling and other green measures could be interested in a new competition launched by the network operator.On its Nokia Conversations website, it is offering up to $1.5 million (£996,479) for innovators who design the best apps.The app has to be able to change people's lives for the better. Those inventors who would like to see greener technology, including through…

Motorola customers to get latest version of Android?

Users of the Motorola DROID - also known the Milestone - could soon be able to take advantage of the benefits of the latest operating system, if recent suggestions are anything to go by. A post made by the mobile operator on its Facebook page for Europe yesterday (March 29th) revealed that Android 2.1 will be made available within the next few weeks. Motorola suggested…

Cheryl Cole ‘favourite mobile phone search’

Cheryl Cole is the name on the lips of a number of mobile phone users at present, if recent findings are anything to go by. Research from the Orange Digital Media Index found the singer and X Factor judge to be the most searched for celebrity name by users of its handsets, receiving 40 per cent more searches than her closest challengers Robert Pattinson and…

Businesses could recycle old mobile phones

Businesses can make cuts in carbon emissions without the need for having to spend a significant amount of money, it has been advised.The Environment Agency referred in particular to public sector offices, restaurants, hotels and shops as organisations that have a large potential to reduce their emissions.One way that companies can become greener without spending money is by recycling old mobile phones with Mazuma.Mazuma offers…

LG teaches consumers about mobile phone recycling

LG Electronics MobileComm USA is set to showcase a wide-range of technology at CTIA Wireless 2010, which will reveal to consumers what the handset maker's future holds.As part of its LG ecoMobilization programme, the manufacturer will encourage mobile phone recycling.People can play on a large touchscreen to discover what components of a mobile phone can be recycled and also learn about the process.During the tests…

Mobile recycling can protect the environment

Consumers that would like to do their bit to protect the environment could help to do so by recycling an old mobile phone. The Environment Agency has announced that businesses that are involved in importing, rebranding or manufacturing electrical or electronic equipment must register with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations."We are happy to give advice to businesses about their obligations and I…