Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Enterprise Management and Economic Development (ICEMED 2021)

Recycling and Modification of Old Phones for the Old Population to Use

Authors
Haojun Du
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Haojun Du
Available Online 2 June 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.210601.070How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Phones recycle and reuse, Aged society, Elder people and mobile phones, Mobile phone modification, Mobile phone recycle
Abstract

The increasing number of waste mobile phones is a severe problem faced by China. The rapid development of technologies, especially innovation of mobile phones, cause the continuously declined life service circle of those phones. Consequently, a large amount of waste phones need to be recycled to prevent serious environmental pollution and waste of resources. Nevertheless, considering the rapidly growing aged population in China, they have already fallen behind the pace of the time. Aged group also requires help to adapt to the new technology devices. This article primarily analyzes the current situation, barriers, and advance method of mobile phone recycling, and discusses the elders’ needs and barriers of using smart phones additionally to evaluate the feasibility of building enterprises to recycle waste phones and modified them to meet the demands of the aged group. The analysis in this article reveals that both the mobile phone recycling market and the elderly consumer group have huge potential, therefore it is feasible to construct such a enterprise.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Enterprise Management and Economic Development (ICEMED 2021)
Series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
2 June 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-387-5
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.210601.070How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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