We have recently launched a new scheme aimed at tackling the damaging environmental effects of old mobile phones. Our ‘Mobile Phone Scrappage Scheme’ for business users means that when clients sign up to a new mobile agreement they will be entitled to a scrappage allowance for the trade in of old phones – subject to model but regardless of age – to have them taken away to be either recycled or disposed of safely.
Why is this important? Because mobile phones may be one of our smaller electronic possessions, but the environmental issues surrounding them are proving to be a sizeable challenge. The sheer number of the devices sold around the globe is startling. There are almost as many mobile phone subscriptions in the world as people – there were about six billion subscriptions at the end of 2011, and there are nearly seven billion people on Earth.
While some recycle, some…
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