As you may know, the recycling of mobile phones (and similar electrical gadgets) helps the Environment in a number of ways. It reduces landfill for starters. Where mobiles, and their batteries, can contaminate the earth and grounds natural food and water supply which can cost millions more to treat safely. It also reduces mining in places where there are delicate ecological systems or endangered species of wildlife. All the metals, plastics, glass and materials from the phone can be extracted and used again in new products. So by recycling your mobile you are essentially offsetting its carbon footprint which means less damage to the Environment.
Despite the research statistics in reason 1. Many more people are now recycling their old mobiles and gadgets. I believe because of a mixture of things. (a) The awareness raised around mobile phone recycling. (b) The economy and peoples financial situations and (c). A genuine care for the Environment and a will to want to recycle. By doing so and getting cash for your mobile, you will be encouraging other people to do the same. In turn this will create a viral effect (As it has). And mean more people recycling, more carbon offsetting and less damage to the Environment.
These reasons to recycle your old mobile for cash will give you more of an insight into why people do. At the end of the day, there is only so much you can say on the matter. But there is still a way to go when it comes to mobile phone recycling so that it truly can have a helping effect on our Environment.
Plain and simply for the monetary incentive of getting cash for your old mobile phone. Studies have shown that statistically around 80% of people would only recycle their mobile for money or some other incentive. Fortunately this is the case for working and broken phones alike. And you can even get Gift Vouchers for mobile phones now.
Many people up and down the country. The old and young alike, are digging out and dusting off their old mobile phones and electronic devices and recycling them for cash to a certain mobile recycling site. It is a pleasure to get some cash back for the old mobiles and gadgets you do not use anymore. And you can even get cash for broken phones so it is rewarding when you get a price for your mobile and are surprised by how much you can actually get.
Playdots — developer of the mobile games Dots, Two Dots and Dots & Co. — has reached an agreement to be acquired by publisher Take-Two Interactive.
Take-Two will pay $192 million for the deal, $90 million in cash and the remaining $102 million in stock.
Playdots was founded in 2014 by Paul Murphy and Patrick Moberg, spinning out of startup studio betaworks with $10 million in funding led by Tencent and Greycroft It’s currently led by CEO Nir Efrat, a former King.com executive who joined Playdots in 2018.
In the acquisition announcement, Take-Two (best known for publishing major franchises like BioShock and NBA 2K, plus — through its Rockstar Games subsidiary — Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption) says that Erfat will continue to lead Playdots’ 70-person team.
Apparently the various Dots games have been downloaded more than 100 million times, with more than 80 million of those downloads coming from the most popular title, Two Dots.
In a statement, Michael Worosz, Take-Two’s executive vice president and head of strategy and independent publishing, said:
Our acquisition of Playdots will diversify and strengthen further Take-Two’s mobile game offerings, particularly within the casual, free-to-play segment. Two Dots continues to grow its audience and under the leadership of Nir, the addition of scavenger hunts, social leader boards and live-ops technology are enhancing the game and driving meaningful, long-term consumer engagement. We are very pleased to welcome Nir and the entire team at Playdots to the Take-Two family and are excited by the potential of their development pipeline and positive, long-term contributions to our business.