Digital Library

All the resources to bring MobileMuster to the classroom.


What happens when you recycle


MobileMuster - Our story


The benefits of recycling


What's inside your phone


Extending the life of your phone


The recycling journey


How are mobile phones batteries recycled?



Mobile Connections 1

The digital book contains narrated videos, stunning images, interactive activities and detailed text to help students design and implement positive actions for sustainability.

Environmental calculator 2

Recycling efforts — big and small have a lasting, positive affect on our environment. Enter the number of mobile phones, or the kilograms into the calculator and see the impact you made with your own eyes!

What’s In a Phone Quiz 3

Take a look at our interactive quiz and learn how our phones are made and the materials that go into making them work.

Useful Links

We have put together useful links and reference material for the Mobile Connections program. You will find links on the following topics relating to mobile technology personal connections, mobile tourism, mobile commerce and sustainability.

Personal Connections

Impact of mobile digital devices in schools Report

Debate on mobile phone use in the classroom Article

Office of the e-Safety Commissioner Website

Apple Apocalypse Video

E-Safety Office – The Lost Summer Game

The App Effect Video

Mobile for Development Video

Mobile for Development – Life Stories Video

Big solutions using cell phones Video

Without a net – The Digital Divide in America Video

Measuring Australia’s Digital Divide Report

Slow internet in regional Australia Video

Global digital inequality Website

Project Loon – Connecting people everywhere Website

Mobile Tourism

Hilarious Selfies Article

How Instagram is changing travel Article

Selfie tourism: Tourism Australia Case study Article

Tourism Australia Website

Tourism Research Australia Website

Attracting Chinese tourist south Article

Tourist attractions that are literally dying Article

Take an ‘isolated’ selfie while hundreds of tourists wait and watch Video

Why Norway is teaching travelers to travel Article

Norway’s natural wonders ‘threatened by ill-prepared tourists’ Article

Tourism trend Trolltunga Report

Mobile Commerce

Growth in m-commerce shoppers

M-commerce in Australia Video

Aussie teens and kids online Article

Australia and the world trade Website

Australia’s trade statistics at a glance

Amazon set to benefit from Australians’ love affair with online shopping

Food miles calculator Website

Flight radar Website

Marine traffic Website

Stay smart online website

Dave Hakkens Made In Video


The world has an e-waste problem Article

What type of mobile phone hoarder are you? Video

How mobile phones are made – Oppo tour – Video

Liam – an innovation story

Apple Daisy robot rip apart old iphone Article

Paper beats plastic? How to rethink environmental folklore Video

Re-thinking Progress: The Circular Economy Video

Ellen MacArthur Foundation Website

Australian Product Stewardship Act

Story Hopper – Visiting e-waste paradise in Ghana Video

The Electronic Afterlife

Australian e-waste ending up in toxic African dump Article

ABC War on Waste Series 2, Episode 2 Video