Gilching, Bavaria, Germany: With electronic waste causes of Flight combat | Gilching

The already good result of the previous year could be topped, once again, For the nationwide mobile phone-fundraiser of the German Kolping work in cooperation w

Gilching, Bavaria, Germany: With electronic waste causes of Flight combat | Gilching

The already good result of the previous year could be topped, once again, For the nationwide mobile phone-fundraiser of the German Kolping work in cooperation with Missio in Aachen and Munich and had called the Kolping family Gilching citizens for the second year in a row, to donate their no-longer-used cell phones – with success.

Gilching – "We are pleased that we collect in March and April, despite the difficult time with the well-known limitations in connection with the Corona-pandemic a total of 410 old cell phones and Smartphones in Gilching and the first result for the previous year, with 333 mobile phones – by almost 25 per cent have increased," said the Chairman of the Kolping family, Jürgen Schulz, at the time of Delivery of the equipment to Missio Munich. "Our thanks go of course to all the donors, but also to the employees in the city hall of the municipality, in the active Park, as well as in the pharmacies of Dr. Hartmann, in the Edeka-market, Shell gas station and in the hobby in the country, showed their collection stations in our action, very cooperative", said Schulz.

The donated cell phones will now be recycled and recycled, the contained valuable raw materials back. Because these are often mined under inhumane conditions in the Congo. "The people who get this substances from the soil, are often exposed to the worst violence. Many people escape to the escape, or try to,“ writes the Kolping family Gilching in your press release.

A portion of the proceeds from the cell phone collection goes to the same Parts of Missio and the Kolping society of Germany. The Kolping society supports with its share in the fight against causes of Flight; Missio financed with his share of the aid projects in the Congo. Carrier and operator of the mobile collection system "Mobile-Box" for this action, the company Schumacher is, of Pidoll GbR in Cologne, Germany. For more information about the project, there are on the Internet at www.kolping.de/handyaktion.

Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 13:34

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