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World Water Day 2014

WORLD WATER DAY ENERGY DISPOSE OF PHONES RESPONSIBLY RESEARCH BY BIDGRID SHOWS THAT ONLY 4% OF PEOPLE IN THE UK RECYCLE OLD PHONES, WITH 16 PERCENT THROWING OLD DEVICES IN THE BIN. BUT MOST PEOPLE ARE UNAWARE OF QUITE HOW BAD THIS IS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. OUR SURVEY DATA SHOWS OUR SURVEY OF 1,000 PEOPLE х SHOWED THAT UK HOUSEHOLDS HAVE AN AVERAGE OF 1.98 UNUSED PHONES 1.98 PHONES 26.4 MILLION PER HOME UK HOUSEHOLDS 52.4 MILLION UNUSED PHONES 52.4 MILLION PHONE BATTERIES CADMIUM BATTERIES IMPACT ON WATER ONE CADMIUM PHONE BATTERY IS ENOUGH TO POLLUTE 60,000 LITRES OF WATER - WHICH IS TO PUT THAT IN PERSPECTIVE PRETTY BAD NEWS, ACUTE EXPOSURE TO CADMIUM CAN CAUSE INFLAMMATION OF THE THERE ARE ENOUGH UNUSED PHONES IN THE UK LUNGS AND RESEARCH TO POLLUTE 3.42 TRILLION LITRES OF WATER SHOWS THAT IT CAN REDUCE THE SIZE OF KIDNEYS BY 30 PERCENT. IT'S ALSO A KNOWN THAT'S ENOUGH TO POLLUTE CARCINOGEN. THIS IS A 1,258,504 OLYMPIC CHEMICAL WE WANT TO SWIMMING POOLS KEEP OUT OF WATER SUPPLIES WORLDWIDE. WORLD WATER DAY KEY MESSAGES 01 02 03 04 05 TEAM WORK BOOST SUSTAINABILITY SAVE RESOURCES SPREAD FACILITIES ENERGY EFFICIENCY WATER REQUIRES SUPPLIES ARE SAVING ENERGY IS THE "BOTTOM IMPROVING WATER ENERGY AND LIMITED AND SAVING WATER. BILLION" URGENTLY AND ENERGY NEEDS ACCESS TO BOTH WATER AND ENERGY REQUIRES DEMAND IS SAVING WATER IS EFFICIENCY IS SAVING ENERGY IMPERATIVE AS ARE COORDINATED, COHERENT AND CONCERTED WATER INCREASING SANITATION SERVICES, AND ELECTRICITY POLICIES Brought to you by Phone recycling data specialists. L> comparemymobile.com f facebook.com/comparemymobile y twitter.com/comparemymobile e ashley@comparemymobile.com COMPARE MY MOBILE .COM Sources for All the data within this infographic. http://www.comparemymobile.com http://www.unwater.org/worldwaterday/about-world-water-day/key-messages/en/

World Water Day 2014

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This infographic was created by Ashley Turner - co-founder of mobile phone and gadget recycling comparison site CompareMyMobile - for World Water Day 2014. CompareMyMobile conducted a survey of 1,000...

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