Symphony Mobile handed over the e-wastage for re-use
Symphony Mobile, the first domestic-owned mobile handset brand in Bangladesh, has come up with many new initiatives. In the same way, Symphony created another milestone for everyone. The e-wastage recycling project was started by Symphony.
The last November, JR Recycling Solutions Limited signed an agreement with Symphony Mobile for the recycling of e-wastage.
Under the agreement, Mr. Zakaria Shahid, Managing Director of Symphony Mobile, handed over about 2,000 kg of e-waste to Mr. MA Hossain Jewel, Managing Director, JR Recycling Solutions Limited. Mr. Mohammad Zakaria Bhuiyan, Senior Assistant Director, Spectrum, and Mr. Rezaul Sabir, Deputy Assistant Director, Spectrum from BTRC, and other senior officials of the two organizations were present on behalf of respected companies.
During the handover of e-waste, MA Hossain Jewel said that Symphony Mobile was the first mobile brand in Bangladesh to be involved in e-waste recycling. He added that many companies have already approached JR Recycling Limited, but Symphony has come forward to recycle e-wastage properly.
In his speech, Mr. Muhammad Zakaria Bhuiyan said that e-waste is one of the major problems in the world today, which could harm our future generations. He urged all concerned to come forward for the proper management of not only e-waste generated through mobile phones but also all types of e-waste. Then he thanked Symphony and JR Recycling Solutions Ltd. for their joint initiative in e-waste management. He further said that in the case of e-waste management created through telecom equipment, the overall cooperation from the regulatory body of the country’s telecom sector, BTRC, will be continued by the appropriate rules. He added that to save the environment, there is no alternative to e-waste management as well as its recycling.
Mr. Zakaria Shahid, MD of Symphony mobile said, “Symphony has taken many new initiatives in Bangladesh, and in its, continuation Symphony has given birth to new milestones. He also expressed his gratitude to BTRC and the Government of Bangladesh. He added that as part of its social responsibility, Symphony Mobile will now make arrangements for all dealers and retailers to deposit ruined phones that no one else uses and also collect abolition phones from those working at Symphony Mobile.