Unused mobile phones around the world weigh more than 54 Boeing 747-8 jets

The number of mobile phones lying dormant in our closets and drawers is equal to the weight of about 54 Boeing 747-8 aeroplanes or more than 138 blue whales. According to a recent study covering 27 countries worldwide, the cumulative number of shelved cell phones per capita accounts for some 23,964 tonnes of e-waste. Leaving […]