Consumers Gain Ally On Road To Reversal Of Unlocking Ban

One month, 114,000 petitions and countless bashing blogs later, opposition against the cell phone unlocking ban has gained support from the Obama administration according to USA Today Since the announcement of the cell phone unlocking ban, which became effective Jan. 26, more than 114,000 enraged consumers and organizations, including some electronics recyclers, have added their…

Electronics Recycling Fail – Consumers Hoarding $34 Billion in Unused Cell Phones

Household junk drawers have quickly become cell phone graveyards as consumers constantly upgrade their electronics for newer models. A survey provided by Market Watch found that more than half of US consumers are stashing two or more unused cell phone in their homes. This hoarding habit results in a potential $34 billion in electronics recycling…