RE:MOBILE phone collection results
Mobile phones are being collected every day by RE:MOBILE across New Zealand.
Over 743,300 mobile phones
Our most recent tally showed that over 685,000 mobile phones have been collected for reuse or recycling by RE:MOBILE since 2014.
133.2 tonnes of waste diverted
That’s 122.8 tonnes of handsets that have been saved from landfill.
That’s 287 tonnes of carbon dioxide that have been prevented from entering the atmosphere.
Over $214,000 raised
These phones have raised over $203,000 for Sustainable Coastlines which has helped them plant over 14,600 trees and plants alongside waterways around New Zealand.
Average weight of mobile phone = 179.3g. Click here for source
Source for environmental benefit calculation: Mobile Muster
Click here to view a summary of quarterly results