Mobile (cell) phone manufacturers continue to heavily market new products with new features so that the average person keeps their phone for only 18 months, said Zeina Alhajj, a toxics expert with Greenpeace International.
And that ‘lifespan’ is getting less with each year which is making a serious demand on natural resources..
“The next huge challenge is to stop this marketing and get the companies to make products that are both green and upgradable,” Alhajj said.
— See story on the Greening of the Cell Phone.
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