These were the findings of a joint survey conducted by Cerebra Green, an e-waste management firm, and Manufacturers Association of Information and Technology (MAIT), 91mobiles.com, a gadget discovery site.
The survey was conducted across the country to understand the phone recycling habits of smartphone users.
The pan-India survey saw participation from over 15,000 smartphone users.
With new smartphones hitting the market on a daily basis, it is imperative to tell people how they can recycle their unwanted smartphones in an environment-friendly and safe way”.
“It was appalling to witness that almost 65% of smartphone users in Hyderabad are aware of the environmental hazards of e-waste but still have not considered e-recycling their mobile phones.
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