Cadmium in the battery from a single phone could contaminate 600,000
litres of water.
Lead used to solder components affects the immune, endocrine and
central nervous systems, causing damage to our children's brains.
Brominated flame retardants, used in wiring boards and plastic cases,
have been associated with cancer, liver damage and problems with
Beryllium, used in contacts and springs can cause serious lung damage,
if the phones are incinerated in waste plants.