Mobile Phone Recycling

Girls Say.....Recycle Your Mobile Phones!

Girl Guides Australia has partnered with Clean Up Australia to recycle old mobile phones For every phone recycled Girl Guides earns $1.50 and will be helping lead the way to bring about environmental change.

Through the recycling of mobile phones we can help reduce the amount of e-waste going into landfill each day

E-waste is a waste type consisting of any broken or unwanted electrical or electronic appliance and is fast becoming a very serious issue with its growth rate three times than that of general waste.

Did You Know:

  • Mobile Phones contain a cocktail of toxic chemicals which can be harmful to humans if released into the environment
  • More than 2.17 billion people around the world currently use mobile phones, and that figure continues to grow.
  • Over eighteen million people in Australia use mobile phones and upgrade them regularly.
  • Only 3% of all mobile phones sold in Australia are currently being recycled.
  •   Visit this link to receive your satchels to recycle the mobile phones of you and your friends, supporting both Clean Up Australia and Girl Guides at the same time!