Round Up Your Old Mobiles - It's Free and Easy - National Recycling Week News

Round Up Your Old Mobiles - It's Free and Easy

Date: 03-Nov-11
Author: Lucy Band

The 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program and MobileMuster have teamed up to help you, your colleagues and your workplace recycle your printer cartridges and mobile phones in one easy step.

Due to the success of MobileMuster trials in Sydney and Melbourne, all businesses across Australia can now recycle their mobile phones, chargers and accessories by dropping them in their ‘Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' collection box as per the instructions*. It's a simple as that!

Don't have a ‘Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' box - Click here to find out if your business qualifies for a free collection box.

How Does it Work?

When the collection box is full of cartridges and/or phones take the bag out, seal it with the cable ties provided and call the free courier service on 1800 24 24 73. A courier will be out to collect the full bag within 3-5 working days. Please ensure the weight of the bag still remains around 16kgs.

Promoting This New Service to Colleagues

To help you promote this new, free service to your colleagues we have developed a range of promotional resources that you can download below. They include MobileMuster stickers to go on the collection box, an e-flyer to e-mail out and posters to put up around the office. Click here to access them. 

About MobileMuster

MobileMuster is the mobile phone industry's official recycling program. All mobiles will be recycled to the highest environmental standards by MobileMuster. None will be refurbished or resold. MobileMuster is a not for profit program funded by the industry. Remember all mobiles are over 90% recyclable and 0% biodegradable. For more info go to

More Information

For more information please visit or call 1800 24 24 73.


* For safety reasons please ensure your battery is either connected to its handset when you recycle it, or if you are just recycling the battery please tape over the contacts so they can't come in contact with anything else in the box

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