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A new life

Loads of shops have phone take-back schemes or recycling bins, but when you hand in your phone for recycling, it's actually much more likely to be used again than to be melted down into metals.

Dominic Wing from Fonebak explains:

'Most of the phones we collect are between 12 and 18 months old and we know they could work for another six or seven years, so it's much greener to reuse them than melt them down straight away.'

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This could be the start of a long journey.
This could be the start of a long journey.
    Image: Fonebak

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