The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has teamed up with a long list of cellphone and network providers to increase awareness of the importance of recycling old cellphones. The participants has pledged to:
- Increase capacity and outreach about existing recycling programs;
- Educate the public about the benefits of cell phone recycling, including how and where the phones can be recycled; and
- Work with communities to hold special cell phone collection drives and events.