Mobile phones - make mobiles/cell phones more ethical

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So mobiles – what’s not to like? From a consumer perspective they tick all the boxes and are totally brilliant – I should know, I LOVE mine. But hey, we’re only part of the story. What about what happens before we get them – and afterwards, when we ditch them for the latest model? Well, here’s where it all gets a bit darker.

First, there’s the raw materials: Do we really want child labour etc?

Then there’s the manufacture. Do we really want more exploitation? And toxic waste – surely we’ve got more than enough of that?

Luckily Fairphone has got this sussed:

Or why not get your latest model from the people who’ve just ditched their latest model? For example: