Most of us have a spare mobile phone lying discarded under the bed or in the kitchen drawer. Rather than let it build up dust, or throw it into the bin where it will end up in landfill, take it to your nearest mobile muster recycling centre. You can take your unwanted phone to your nearest drop-off point , download a mailing label or pick up an envelope from your nearest Australia Post and let Mobile Muster look after the recycling for you.
Another common household object that cannot be readily recycled is a battery. They contain a number of toxic elements, including nickel, alkaline, mercury and lead acid, all of which are potentially damaging to the environment if not discarded properly.
Batteries that end up in landfill leak into the ground and put animals and humans at risk. To reduce this, there are a number of things your family can do:
Approximately 30 percent of Australians use glasses to assist their sight; that's a lot of pairs of glasses. This year, OPSM has teamed up with OneSight to encourage Australians to give away their old, unwanted pairs of glasses. There are 250 million people around the world who do not have access or cannot afford basic eye-care and, by recycling yours at an OPSM store; you're helping to make a difference.