SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it had launched the collection and recycling of waste mobile phones by installing waste mobile product collection boxes dubbed Eco Boxes at its service centers in 34 countries, including the U.S. and Brazil.
The tech giant plans to extend the list of countries that will receive Eco Boxes to 180 by 2030.
The collected waste mobile phones will be recycled by separating them by material types, including battery material, in collaboration with certified professional companies in each country.
In South Korea, the company has offered small waste home electronics collection boxes at 180 service centers and is now on track to add 170 Samsung Digital Plaza stores starting in July.
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