It is estimated that there are as many as 23.5 million unused mobile phones in Australia, with most households holding onto at least two. This month, RecycleSmart and MobileMuster have teamed up to encourage Sydneysiders to reuse or recycle any old tech they have lying around collecting dust. Read more
Telstra has announced plans to commit to renewable and recycled materials for branded packaging by the end of 2022.
MobileMuster, the product stewardship program of the mobile phone industry, has announced a free take-back trial to get Australians recycling more electronic waste.
In his new role as MobileMuster Ambassador, leading Australian astrophysicist Professor Alan Duffy is encouraging Australians to join the product stewardship scheme’s nationwide challenge to Go for Zero in March.
MobileMuster has developed a series of recycling personality videos, with each personality representing a certain type of recycler within the community that displays traits and motivations that drive their recycling behaviour.
By gaining Climate Active accreditation, MobileMuster has distinguished itself as Australia’s first carbon neutral product stewardship program.
Product stewardship success shouldn’t be measured by simply tonnes collected, but also how the lifecycle of products is extended. MobileMuster’s Spyro Kalos explains.
Smartphone accessories distributor Cellnet Australia has joined MobileMuster, the mobile telecommunications industry’s product stewardship program.
MobileMuster is partnering with Landcare Australia to provide an added incentive to recycle mobile phones throughout August.
Hornsby Shire Council, located in the northern suburbs of Sydney, is MobileMuster’s National Local Government Recycling Champion for the second consecutive year.