I have taken many deserved, if cheap, shots at the American E.P.A. Thus it is only meet and right that I should give credit. They are helping launch a cell phone recycling program!Whooee. That's something even the most libertarian among us can approve, I hope. Government agency does something to encourage voluntary good earthling behavior.
Why does this matter? As many as 150-million of those little ringsters are thrown on the trash heap each year, that's why. Right now the recycle campaign is aimed at public education only. No rules, no regs.
Here's the EPA's official press release listing all their corporate partners.