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What are they?

A mobile phone is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls.

Why do they need to be sorted?

Mobile phones are considered hazardous waste. When placed in a landfill, these materials can pollute the air and contaminate soil and drinking water.

How is it recycled?

Most cell phones contain precious metals and plastics that can be recycled to save energy and resources that would otherwise be required to mine or manufacture.