New Smartphones, Including iPhone 5, Less Toxic Than Older Models

New Smartphones, Including iPhone 5, Less Toxic Than Older Models

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iPhone 5 Apple photoRecent models including Apple’s iPhone 5 and the Samsung Captivate are less hazardous than old handsets, according to a new chemical analysis.

The new study offers encouraging results of tests on handsets which measured the amount of toxins these gadgets would unleash into landfills if not properly recycled.

The study partners, iFixit and HealthyStuff, found a promising trend showing that no phones made after 2010 were rated to be of “high concern”.

(READ the article from CNET)

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