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Two Million Phones Recyled in 2008 by Regenersis January 23, 2009

Posted by aikservices in Europe, Mobile, Mobile Phone Recycling, Regenersis, Telecom, Wireless.
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Regenersis, Europe’s largest mobile phone recycling and reuse provider, has announced that they processed more than 2 million handsets for reuse and recycling in 2008.The company processed 2,007,652 handsets, the equivalent of one every 15 seconds. Handsets are cleared of all data, fully tested. If a handset is beyond repair or too old it is sent for safe recycling, ensuring nothing goes to landfill.

In addition, Regenersis studied a random sample of 2,000 handsets processed during the first week in December and found that 99% of handsets received contained some sort of personal data, including: Contacts, SMS messages, pictures, music, videos, calendar entries, emails, notes, mailing lists and to do lists. In some cases, extremely sensitive information was contained, including bank details, addresses, and confidential emails. 

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