The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum’s RE:MOBILE product stewardship programme provides all New Zealanders with an opportunity to pass on unwanted mobile phones and mobile phone accessories for reuse or recycling.
About the scheme
Accredited: 8 July 2014 for 7 years
Unwanted mobile phones and accessories can be dropped off at RE:MOBILE collection bins in stores for Vodafone, Telecom or 2Degrees or alternatively sent by post through the Starship Mobile Phone Appeal freepost envelopes.
The scheme covers the following products, irrespective of manufacturer:
Unwanted mobile phones and mobile phone accessories for reuse or recycling. The scheme takes unwanted handsets that are still operational and sells them for refurbishment and resale overseas.
Where the mobile phones and accessories cannot be reused they are broken down in New Zealand and component materials are recovered by recycling facilities overseas. The scheme contributes a percentage of profits to a charity.
The scope of the scheme does not include:
The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum
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RE:MOBILE product stewardship scheme
Further information about the scheme on the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum's website.