HAZARDOUS WASTE: Cell Phone Makers, Treaty Countries Join Forces

Author: UN Wire, Published on: 13 December 2002

Basel Convention countries and 10 cellular telephone makers agreed yesterday to cooperate on seeking environmentally friendly ways of disposing of and recycling telephones...The companies that signed the agreement are LG, Mitsubishi, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Panasonic maker Matsushita, Motorola, NEC, Philips and Siemens.

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Related companies: Ericsson LG Electronics (part of LG Corp.) Matsushita (now Panasonic) Mitsubishi Electric (part of Mitsubishi Group) Motorola NEC Nokia Panasonic Royal Philips Electronics Samsung Siemens Sony Sony Ericsson (joint venture Sony & Ericsson)