Most cell phones contain precious metals and plastics that can be recycled to
save ... to recycle old cell phones and source these increasingly scarce materials
... has grown from processing roughly...
Dec 7, 2011 ... Cellphones are ubiquitous, and smartphones have basically put ... Tin, tantalum,
tungsten, and gold are used in the manufacture of major ... Furthermore, there are
few other options for Congolese citizens to make a living in ...
mobile phones, from the extraction of raw materials and component
manufacturing required to ... phones, similar materials are used in many other
high technology products, including personal ..... Because a cell phone is a radio
The plastic used to case the phone together is usually polycarbonate (PC), ...
consist of mainly copper wires encased in plastic, but materials such as gold, ...
Of all the components which make up a mobile phone, those which cause the
Dec 6, 2013 ... It takes a lot of different materials to make a modern day phone, and a ... I used to
pay $240 per month in gas on my '98 SUV, and my electric ...
Cell phones contain hazardous materials and should not be thrown in the ...
Recycling Corporation, collects used cell phones and rechargeable batteries.
May 8, 2009 ... Coltan, when refined, is used in many common electronic devices. But
Congolese miners have been killed, and women raped, during the ...
Feb 1, 2012 ... In order to make a cell phone there are several things that must ... First, raw
materials must be extracted from the earth and processed before they ... mined to
make new phones.<sup>12</sup> You can also donate your used cell phones ...
The materials used to make up a computer depends on its exact model and .... If
your cell phone allows you to enter the plus symbol in a telephone number, the ...