Samsung pledges to recycle recalled phones

Samsung has agreed to recycle 4.3 million Galaxy note 7 smart phones, which were recalled last year following battery faults. 

The South Korean electronics company said it planned to refurbish and sell the recalled phones or reuse them as rental phones, according to a statement on its website.

The firm said it would remove salvageable components including semiconductors and camera modules for reuse or sale and extract metals. 

It also pledged to join an EU-research project aimed at developing new technology for recycling ...

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