Recycling Cell Phones Can Save Gorillas

Introduction Although only a small percentage of people are aware, Gorillas are being endangered by the lack of recycling schemes for e-waste. Congo is home to over 10, 000 inhabitant gorillas and their existence is being endangered for manufacturing cellphones and other electronic gadgets. How Is This Possible? Columbite tantalite, sometimes known as coltan, is a major material used in the making of cell phones. In addition, it is a natural resource found in Congo. … Read more