It seems like everyone today has a cell phones, whether it is issued to you by your work, or an investment you made yourself. When you start thinking about it, there are many stores that sell cell phones and many companies that manufacture cell phones. In 2007 it was estimated that over 1.1 billion cell phones were made around the world. Ask yourself too, how many cell phones you have gone through. Cell phones tend to get sent through the wash machine, fall into the toilet, ran over by cars, chewed on by toddlers, and just plain regular daily abuse. So when you get a new cell phone, what happens to the old cell phone?
Interested in going green? Start by sorting out your garbage and recycling those things that can be recycled. Another option is riding your bike to work, creating a work carpool or taking the public transit. Or replacing your wasteful appliances and electronics with energy saving ones instead. Now, don't think you are done quite yet, there is more you can do in your home to help out the planet. Think of the things you do everyday, you can make small changes everyday that will make quite an impact on the environment.
Recycling is not a new concept to humankind. In fact recycling has been around for many years. There is quite a history to the recycling community that is surprisingly unexpected that derives from further back in time. Although in history the items that were recycled are much different from today as they did not have metals, electronics, styrofoam, plastic, and glass. And their recycled uses of their waste is also not the same. Despite the changes in recycling over the years, the sentiment is the same; care for the environment and future posterity.