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Recycling Of Used Mobile Phones And Batteries

The Ministry of Local Government and Outer Islands is carrying out an awareness campaign on used mobiles and batteries and their adverse effects on human health and the environment, if wrongly disposed of, due to their hazardous contents.



To ensure safe disposal of these used mobiles and batteries and in order to mitigate their impacts on human health and the environment, the Ministry, together with the Mauritius Telecom Foundation, has come up with the initiative of recycling of used mobiles and batteries.  235 recycling boxes have been placed at strategic points all over the island.  Of these, 50 boxes have been distributed to the following Local Authorities:

1. Municipal City Council of Port Louis

405 6600

2. Municipal Town Council of Beau Bassin - Rose Hill

454 9500

3. Municipal Town Council of QuatreBornes

454 8054

4. Municipal Town Council of Vacoas - Phoenix

696 2975

5. Municipal Town Council of Curepipe

670 4939

6. District Council of Riviere du Rempart

266 2095

7. District Council of Pamplemousses

243 8300

8. District Council of Moka

435 5531

9. District Council of Flacq

413 2600

10. District Council of Grand Port

627 4575

11. District Council of Savanne

603 7930

12. District Council of Black River

452 1113

For more information on exact locations of the recycling boxes, please contact the above-mentioned Local Authorities.