Brits have 55,000,000 unused mobile phones lying around, research finds



Between us, Brits have around 55 million unused mobile phones hidden away in drawers and cupboards. Those of us in London, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds and Manchester are the biggest tech hoarders, according to new findings. Researchers polled 2,300 adults from 20 cities to find out how many old mobile devices are in each home – and the capital came out top with more than two per household. In London alone, based on the number of households in the city, this means there are around 6.8 million discarded devices sitting idle. Birmingham has the second highest number of discarded devices per home, followed by Cambridge, Leeds and Manchester. Advertisement Advertisement Collectively, these...

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