O is for Old Cell Phones Need a New Life

The average cell phone lasts around 18 months, which means 130 million phones will be retired each year. If they go into landfills, the phones and their batteries introduce toxic substances into our environment. Help provide Haiti relief and donate your old cell phone.

What other “O”-things can you do to protect the earth?

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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola4 years ago

thanks for sharing

Duane B.
.4 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Elisabeth T.
Elisabeth T.4 years ago

Good article, thank you

Robert O.
Robert O.5 years ago


K s Goh
KS Goh5 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Bon L.
Bon L.5 years ago

Thanks for the info.

Janice D.
Past Member 6 years ago

For me,,it will last not only just only a year if you just take care of it..
dog ear problems

Pat Tyler
Pat Tyler6 years ago

My cell is for my bodywork practice and I only use it once and a while,then it comes in handy.

Maria W.
Past Member 6 years ago

I've saved a lot of money by not having a phone in my apartment anymore and only use my cellphone. Normally I don't make a lot of phone calls and I keep it on all the time.
This works great for me. :-)