The LG Optimus 2X has created a lot of buzz and everyone wants to own one of these super-advanced handsets in order to stay ahead in the league of cool tech-savvy individuals. This phone is a dual-core processor phone which is unlike any other in the genre of current smart phones available in the market. The phone has advanced graphics and multimedia functions and is equipped with a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset. It has features that surpass the standards of a regular mono-core processor smart phone.
However, when you buy the new LG Optimus 2X where does your old mobile phone handset go? Hope it does not go to the trash thus creating an additional candidate for electronic waste. People generally do not know that every single mobile that sees its doom in a landfill is accountable for millions and tones of toxic by-products which eventually come back to earth through air or water. Wiser citizens of the world know how important it is to recycle your mobile phones, as this prudential practice of recycling ensures the reduction of energy consumption in various ways and the elimination of the toxic wastes that would have otherwise been formed.
A lot of metal is used in minute parts of your phone and this may involve both precious metals and semi-precious metals. The extraction of this metal from the heart of the earth involves the investment of tones of energy and fuel and these natural resources are limited in nature hence the wastes costs you the future of your natural reserves as well. As an individual you are not affected by this but it sure is going to show harmful consequences in the immediate future for the coming generations.
After a point of time your LG Optimus 2X would also become obsolete and you would be tempted to buy a better mobile.
At such point of time considering to recycle the LG Optimus 2X would be the wisest thing to do. There are many organizations that are gradually coming up that undertake this highly helpful exercise of recycling electronic gadgets and more specifically mobile phones. You could sell the LG Optimus 2X to such organizations and acquire a certain amount of money in return depending on the condition the phone is in.
When you offer to recycle the LG Optimus 2X to such organizations, they either sell the LG Optimus 2X phone to buyers from third world countries. So, technically you are helping the poor to be able to access your mobile phone at cheaper rates and you also get paid in return. If the phone is not in good working condition then to recycle the LG Optimus 2X different parts of the phone are dismantled and assembled separately to make new phones. In worst case scenario, the metal parts of the phone is carefully separated and given for recycling and the rest of the portion that is rendered non-useful is discarded.