IPPTS WastersBlog Infographic Reveals
Poor UK Mobile Phone Recycling Rate
IPPTS Associates, the producers of the popular "WastersBlog" have just published a new infographic image which reveals the very low UK recycling rate currently being achieved for old mobile phones. It goes on to explain why recycling your mobile phone is very important.
Shropshire, UK, December 02, 2014 /PressReleasePing/ - As part of their ongoing efforts to provide the best information on waste and resource management, IPPTS Associates has published a new fact-filled infographic image. It is an engaging infographic to raise awareness of the importance to the health of our environment of good practise in mobile phone recycling, and it also indicates how easy it is to recycle an old phone, by selling it to a responsible phone recycling company.
It is available on their
WastersBlog.Com website, which was first published in 2000, and promotes sustainable waste and resource management through its regular posts, and the article emails sent to its over 700 subscribers.
The stylish informational image, sheds light on the most important aspects of mobile phone recycling, and the importance of sustainable mobile phone waste disposal to protect the environment from the escape into the environment of the toxic substances used in mobile devices. It is assumed that once the reader has appreciated the gravity of this matter they will also be interested in the brief suggestion made to help them recycle any old phone they may have themselves.
The infographic is intended to be read by anyone interested in the health of their local
environment, who owns a smartphone or tablet computer, and IPPTS has also created a video which shows explains the infographic, on the popular YouTube website in a video titled: "
How to Recycle my Phone".
Interested individuals can view the full article at www.wastersblog.com/uk-mobile-phonerecycling .
One of the most surprising pieces of information in the article is the fact that only 11% of UK phone owners recycle them, and the rest just throw them in the bin.
In discussing the thought behind creation of the new infographic, Steve Symes, Marketing
Manager of IPPTS Associates said:
“With general recycling levels for household waste now in the region of 40% UK wide, we thought that it was strange, and in fact very disappointing that only 11% of mobile devices are currently being recycled in the most efficient manner by selling them on to expert recycling companies. No