Apple iPhone 3G 8GB ‘most popular for mobile phone recycling’

The Apple iPhone 3G 8GB is currently the most popular handset chosen to be recycled, it has been said.According to price comparison website SellMyMobile.com, in second place stands the Apple iPhone 3G S 16GB.Many people who have recycled these mobile phones may have decided to upgrade to the iPhone 4, which was released on June 24th.In third place for the most popular mobile phone to…

Recycle old mobiles, Knowsley residents told

Knowsley residents have been advised to help the environment during Recycle Week by sending old mobile phones away to be reused.The initiative comes to an end on June 27th and Knowsley Council has enlisted the help of children from a local school to promote the importance of sending unwanted electronic equipment such as mobile phones to be recycled."Recycle Week is the perfect opportunity to clear…

‘Local schools benefit’ from recycling used mobile phones

Devon residents who choose to recycle used mobilephones could help improve facilities at schools in the area.Recycle Week has been running since June 21st and those who opt to dispose of their old handsets in this way will receive reward tokens that schools can collect in a bid to win garden centre vouchers, the Mid Devon Star reports.Alternatively, owners of mobile phones that are no…

Trade in your mobile during Recycle Week

People are being given the chance to recycle their old mobile phones during an environmental initiative taking place all this week.Recycle Week began on June 21st and runs until June 27th, with the aim being to encourage homeowners to become more aware of the green benefits that come with sending away old products to be reused.Figures from consumer advice group Which? indicate UK households throw…

Council offers mobile phone recycling advice

Mobile phone recycling advice has been offered by one council in a bid to encourage residents to reduce waste during Recycle Week.The event runs until June 27th, with the focus this year on getting homeowners to clear out electrical items - such as old handsets - that are no longer in use.Wandsworth Council has urged its residents to clear old mobile phones out of their…

Mobile phone recycling may provide answer to cash crisis

Mobile phone users could recycle their old devices to raise cash to pay for using their current handset abroad this summer.According to the Daily Mail, charges for calling, texting and browsing the internet while overseas is one of the top ten cash traps of this time of year.Firstly, it is always worth checking exactly what an operator will charge for using particular features of a…

Avoid hanging on to a mobile phone for too long

Trading in a mobile phone and putting the cash towards a new device may be the shrewdest move when a handset comes to the end of its shelf life.However, research by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) shows four-in-ten Britons hold on to items they like.And 41 per cent keep electrical items – such as mobile phones – in the hope…

Recycling mobile phones could fall under government review

Mobile phone recycling may soon be further encouraged as part of new plans revealed by the government. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has announced it will carry out a full investigation of England's waste policy and will look into issues such as maximising the amount of money made from recycling and waste.Consumers could help to protect the environment and earn money for…