Posts Tagged ‘ coltan ’

May 16th, 2011

With technology moving at a faster rate than ever before and everyone buying the latest gadgets you have to wonder what happens to all the old ones that you no longer want or need. Is there really a safe and green way to dispose of your old gadgets? Does that one extra electronic device that you throw in the bin really cause that much damage to the environment? (more…)

February 22nd, 2010

Mobile Phones are very useful for human beings but very harmful to Gorillas. The majority of mobile phones contain a black metallic mineral called Coltan which is mined in the Congo, the homeland of endangered lowland gorillas.

What Exactly is Coltan?