Why Recycle Your Nokia Mobile Phone?
A global consumer survey reveals that 44% of old mobile phones are lying in drawers at home and not being recycled. Why should you recycle a phone that’s not being used?
Recycling means Nokia don’t need to extract and refine as much material for new products, saving energy, chemicals and waste. If every Nokia user recycled just one unused phone at the end of its life, it would save nearly 80,000 tonnes of raw materials.
Recycling gives your phone a second life. If you no longer need your mobile device, then bring it back to Nokia for recycling. It can be put into good use. 100 percent of the materials in your phone can be recovered and used to make new products or generate energy.
Where to Recycle Your Nokia Mobile Phone?
Nokia enables its as easy as possible for its customers to recycle mobile devices that are no longer in use. To recycle your phone, battery or charger, drop it off at any Nokia recycling point, that's all.
There are close to 5000 Nokia Recycling points globally, each taking back mobile devices and accessories. In India, Nokia has laid out a robust recycling infrastructure across the country with over 1300 recycling bins installed at Nokia Care Centers, Nokia Priority Dealers and Nokia Concept Stores nationally.
You can also know about your nearest recycling point by typing GREEN and sending sms to 55555.
How to Recycle Your Nokia Mobile Phone?
The most important thing to remember before you recycle is to make sure all your important personal and professional data you wish to keep is stored via pc-suite, Soon, you’ll also be able to upload them to our OVI-services and backing up your information will be even easier.
And of course, don’t forget to remove your SIM and memory cards before dropping your phone into a Nokia recycling point. Batteries and chargers and other accessories can also be recycled at these points.
Packaging and user guides can be recycled at your local recycling scheme.
Do not dispose of these products as unsorted municipal waste.
But what happens to your phone after you’ve dropped it off for recycling? The valuable material inside your phone will live on in something new.