What to call a person who recycles?

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Yes, more than 90% of the components of these telephony equipment are recyclable.  Batteries are the most polluting element that makes up these devices, whose recycling generally receives special treatment. In the country there are initiatives for the collection, storage and recycling of disused equipment that recover the raw materials with which they were manufactured, favoring less extraction of metals and precious chemical elements from the planet’s soil and the reuse of what has already been extracted.

In the treatment plants, the discards are subjected to a process that can be simplified into three stages. The first step, after receiving the equipment on site, consists of weighing the material disposed of. It is then sorted by type of material and decontaminated by removing potentially contaminating components.    These are delivered to an authorized hazardous waste manager. Finally, comes the in-line processing by which, through an industrial system of successive grinding, separation and complex concentration techniques, secondary raw materials such as plastics and metallic components are recovered and recycled for reincorporation into the production system.

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On the planet, 2.1 billion tons of waste are produced annually; this amount could fill more than 800,000 Olympic swimming pools. However, only 16% of that waste is recycled, which equates to about 323 million tons (BBC, 2019).

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Did you know? The rest pollutes the environment affecting human and animal health. I’m sure you’re wondering: how can you help combat this complex situation? We tell you that recycling is the best tool you can use.

For example, did you know that recycling is a physical or chemical process? It is used to transform waste into new products or the raw material needed to manufacture them. Read on and learn more.

Like any process, recycling involves going through some stages. These stages usually vary depending on the type of material being recycled. However, in general terms, there are four stages:

In Colombia it is very important that Manos Verdes join the task of recycling because 78% of Colombian households do not recycle. Nor do they separate their waste properly (Semana Sostenible, 2020).

Actions to recycle

If you have a cell phone that you no longer use, you can now exchange it for seeds, school books, water cans, tools and resources needed to improve the lives of people in the poorest countries.

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If you have an old cell phone and you want to donate it to Oxfam Intermón, download the prepaid label to send it for free. Stick the label on the envelope and deliver the envelope with the cell phone to a Correos y Telégrafos post office.

If you are an individual, company, school or organization and wish to donate 30 or more mobiles, you can call 902 929 605 to request a free collection. You will only need to attach the pre-franchise label.

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Recycle your cell phone and tabletHelping is in everyone’s hands, even in your pocket. Instead of throwing away your cell phone or tablet that you will no longer use, reuse it. You will be contributing to the benefit of all without even realizing it. Amnesty International has reached an agreement with the recycling company Movilbak so that reusing your cell phone and tablet is also a gesture of support for human rights.why reuse your cell phone and tablet? reuse your cell phone and tablet and raise funds that contribute to the defense of human rights.

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Download the pre-franked label to send it for free. Print this label, stick it on the envelope and deliver the envelope with the cell phone to a Post and Telegraph office or a post box (each envelope cannot weigh more than 2 kilograms).

Once the mobiles and tablets have been collected by Movilbak, it sends them to its own facilities in CMR London, where, as a waste management company, once classified and separated those that are recycled from those that are not, it carries out the recycling of the mobiles in those components of the terminals that are not hazardous.