UK wants to recycle mobile phones

Thu 28 May 2009 15:11, Editors

UK wants to recycle mobile phones

Are Brits getting more involved with the environment? It's a conclusion you can't make out of the numbers Hitwise provides, but these numbers might be an indication. And Hitwise' numbers show that in one year, since may 2008, searches such as ‘recycle mobile phones’, ‘mobile phone recycling’ and ‘phone recycling’ increased by 189%.

With the increasing searches came the increasing websites that specialize in providing the service of recycling mobile phones. Visits to these kind of websites increased with 205%.

The increase of searches related to recycling mobile phones do not just come from a greater believe in evironmental issues. The financial crisis does play a big part. searches for terms such as ‘recycle mobile phones for cash’ and ‘recycling for cash’ have quadrupled in the same period.

In general, so also searches not related to mobile phones, searches for recylcing have incresed 70% in the last year. Mobile does plat a big part in this though.

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  • I usually use Mobile Phone Xchange, and I love it. I understand that more and more brits are recyclign their mobile phones, as you get paid very well, and you do something good for the environment and other people. On
    http://www.mobilephonexchange.co.uk/ you can read more information about the progress of handset recycling

    Do 27 aug 2009, 17:17

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