Top companies criticised for "dodging their environmental responsibilities"
The UK Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee has published a report on Electronic Waste and the Circular Economy. It says the UK is "lagging behind other nations in embedding a circular economy of use, reuse and recycle for small electronics".
Tech manufacturer Apple says it's planning to be 100 percent carbon neutral for its supply chain and products by 2030.
UK mobile phone recycling business Cash4phones has filed for insolvency, according to a report by The Guardian.
The company website is currently offline.
International wireless equipment distributor Brightstar has acquired UK-based mobile phone trade-in business Mobile Phone Xchange.
MPX offers online recycling deals to consumers and also provides trade-in facilities for Vodafone shops.
UK mobile phone recycling business Mazuma Mobile has announced a partnership deal with BlackBelt SmartPhone Defence.
The two companies are working together to find secure and effective ways to completely wipe old information from recycled devices.