Experts highlight mobile recycling

In conjunction with the start of Recycle Week, which kicks off today (June 22nd) across the UK, consumers looking to recycle mobilephones are being encouraged to do so for a number of reasons. The charitable applications of the practice were outlined on the Cambridge News website, where Chris Elliott drew attention to a campaign that was using the money from the sale of unwanted handsets…

The Motorola W233 Renew ‘is more than just green’

Consumers looking for a green mobile phone will be well served by the Motorola W233 Renew - but this is not all the device has to offer, it has been advised.Mobile Burn contributor Ricky Cadden looked at the device this week and noted although it may offer an eco-friendly solution, there are many more reasons for those recycling mobile phones to consider buying one.The Motorola…

Apple iPhone 3G S shoppers encouraged to recycle mobile phones

With the new Apple iPhone 3G S hitting stores this weekend, some consumers may be worried about how they will raise the cash to purchase the device.However, mobile recycling is an option that could be considered - and is a move one international loyalty firm is actively encouraging.Air Miles has announced its status as the official sponsor of a scheme based in the United Arab…

Sony Ericsson C901 shoppers advised on recycling

Consumers looking for a newer greener handset - like the recently announced Sony Ericsson C901 Greenheart - have been advised on what to do with their old devices.An article posted on the If It Prints, I'll Let You Know blog this week looked at the importance of recycling mobile phones, printers and computing equipment when replacements have been purchased.It explained although technology is now moving…

Reviewer praises the LG VX11000 enV Touch

The LG VX11000 enV Touch is "a fantastic device" that builds on the success of its predecessor, according to a new review. According to Michael Oryl, who puts the device to the test this week in a piece for Mobile Burn, the manufacturer has succeeded in following up the VX10000 Voyager with a model that is ideal in a number of situations. The full qwerty…

Sony Ericsson C901: Green by being well-equipped

The recently-announced Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart could solve an issue that has plagued environmentally-focussed handsets in the past, it has been suggested. According to an article for Mobile Gazette, models that boast eco-credentials - the type that may interest those recycling mobile phones - are traditionally not equipped with high-end features. However, it explained the C901 comes with an integrated five-megapixel Cyber-shot camera with xenon…

Mobile phone recycling could be ideal for those who want video content

Those who are eager to access video content on their phone could sell their old mobile and use the proceeds to pay for a more advanced model.Many of the handsets on the current market, such as the Samsung i900 Omnia, are able to display this type of medium and could therefore be potential purchases for people who want to upgrade.According to a recent report, some…

Expert: Even more should consider mobile recycling

The number of people who are now recycling mobile phones is reassuring but more needs to be done to encourage this, it has been advised.A spokesman for Mazuma praised the many people across the UK that are trading in their used handsets for cash but has called upon others who may have unwanted models sitting around unused.Charlo Carabott, managing director of the mobile recycling group,…