Posted November 27, 2015
Last week MobileMuster visited Footscray City College who recently won Cool Australia’s Enviroweek MobileMuster prize, for participating in Enviroweek and showcasing their sustainability actions. As a reward for their efforts MobileMuster gave the college $500 which they are using to establish a whole of school recycling program. Historically the College used landfill as the major form of waste disposal with recycling only being available to staff members.
Posted November 19, 2015
The MobileMuster Annual Report for 2014-15 showcases the programs achievements, changes in consumer behaviour, collections, recycling and industry participation in the reporting year and plans for the year ahead. MobileMuster collected 74 tonnes of mobiles and accessories in 2014-15. With over 98% of the materials recovered from these mobiles 590 tonnes less of greenhouse gasses will be emitted creating an environmental benefit equivalent to taking 170 cars permanently off the road or planting 3,600 trees.
Posted November 13, 2015
As part of Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week (9-15 November) being celebrated around the country this week MobileMuster has been helping to answer these burning recycling questions and encouraging the community to recycle their old mobile phones and accessories.
Posted November 6, 2015
MobileMuster, in partnership with Planet Ark, has launched its latest educational game Recycle Rescue in the lead up to Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week, which kicks off next week.The Recycle Rescue game engages young people to find out how to recycle mobiles and printers cartridges and learn of the environment benefits created from recycling. The fast-paced arcade style game has players rescuing old mobiles or printer cartridges from landfill by recycling them into the correct collection bin.
Posted October 30, 2015
Last week, as part of Keep Australia Beautiful Northern Territory Tidy Town Awards, MobileMuster recognised the efforts of two councils which have been established and promoted recycling to their local communities. New MobileMuster drop-off locations have been established and educational workshops held for councils, schools and community groups across the Territory.The program is funded by Telstra to encourage mobile phone recycling in remote communities.
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