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Mobile phone companies constantly entice consumers with offers of new phones if you carry your service with them. And while it is nice to have the latest in technology and performance, what is to become of your old mobile phone?

Many do not give this a second thought, however mobile phone recycling is becoming an issue that cannot be ignored. The raw materials, minerals and resources that are consumed in order to meet the ever growing demand for the latest devices simply doesn’t equate to their relatively short life span and a painfully low recycling rate of just 11%.

This infographic looks at what you should do with your old mobile phones and devices.

Old Mobile Phones: Reuse, Recycle, or Throw Away?