Eco-friendly Smartphones: Who’s the ‘Greenest?’

Your tablet and smartphone now play a significant part in how green you are! Who has the ‘green’ thumb for smartphones? An article from Digital Trends maps out environmental practices of leading electronics manufactures and scales them from least ‘green’ to most ‘green.’ The main problem tablet and smartphone manufacturers run into is what exactly…

The Truth About The ‘Digital Dump’

Some call it “bridging the digital divide” and “helping the poor.” However, a recent New York Times article posts a different opinion on the afterlife of the millions of American cellphones junked each year. As the slightly used cellphones pile up, women and children of developing countries burn mountains of e-waste, smash batteries and cook…

Automation To Improve Reverse Logistics

Warehouses worldwide are saturated with used mobile devices ready to be either recycled or refurbished. It is increasingly more difficult to process these mobile devices with mere manpower. That’s were automation comes into play. The amount of mobile handsets returned to warehouses and distribution centers is exponentially growing every quarter, making reverse logistics of these…