The 40TH Anniversary of Earth Day is almost upon us. Its hard to believe that it's been that long. For years Schools, organizations, and Individuals have participated by doing many things. People have thought up many unique ways to celebrate the day. Everything from concerts to groups picking up trash along the highway.
One of the biggest culprits among polluters is Cell Phones. Over the last 10 years mobile devices have made there way into almost every human beings hands. Kids to businessmen have old phones that are just sitting around. The EPA says "58 million cell phones are no longer being used but are still in storage. If these phones were reused or recycled, enough energy would be saved to power 10,690 homes for a year".
The phones we use in everyday life contain lead, Mercury, Cadmium, Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC), used in cell phone casing. All these poisons and more are in phones and electronics.
Earth Day is April 22, 2010 and it is a day of action for all. But you can get paid for that day of action. we have found a place that buy's old cell phones and electronics. Check out Gazelle and make money online selling old phones and electronics.
If you need a New Cell Phone why not sell your old one and then head over to WireFly and check out the Droid Deal over their. You can get a Droid for $19.99 for a limited time. See links for details.
"Forty years after the first Earth Day, the world is in greater peril than ever. While climate change is the greatest challenge of our time, it also presents the greatest opportunity – an unprecedented opportunity to build a healthy, prosperous, clean energy economy now and for the future.
Earth Day 2010 can be a turning point to advance climate policy, energy efficiency, renewable energy and green jobs. Earth Day Network is galvanizing millions who make personal commitments to sustainability. Earth Day 2010 is a pivotal opportunity for individuals, corporations and governments to join together and create a global green economy. Join the more than one billion people in 190 countries that are taking action for Earth Day. " Source Earth Day 2010