Recycling programs, like MobileMuster, play a critical role in the circular economy by recovering the useful resources from mobile products when they reach the end of their lives. This year the program continued to grow collections for the fourth year in a row. We collected and recycled 90 tonnes of mobile phone components which equates to 1.2 million handsets and batteries.
Key highlights for 2018:
The industry has invested almost $45 million into the program which has recycled over 13 million handsets and batteries since it was established in 1998. Over this time we have collected and recycled 1,412 tonnes of mobile phone components.
Read more in our 2018 Annual Report.