Media Advisory: Public Consultations for the "Recycle My Cell" Stewardship Plan in BC

    VANCOUVER, Aug. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's wireless telecommunications
industry, under the auspices of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications
Association (CWTA), has developed Recycle My Cell, a national cellular phone
recycling program. The no-cost-to-consumers program accepts mobile devices
that were primarily designed to connect to cellular or paging networks,
regardless of brand, model, origin or age. These devices include: cellular
phones, wireless smartphones, cellular PDAs, pagers, and air cards, as well as
    CWTA is inviting public comment on its Recycle My Cell Stewardship Plan,
and will host in-person public consultations in Victoria and Vancouver, as
well as two additional consultations via Teleconference/WebEx:

    August 17, 5pm-7pm (PDT)
    Marriott Victoria Inner Harbour
    Pacific A Room
    728 Humboldt Street, Victoria

    August 18, 5pm-7pm (PDT)
    Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside
    Singapore Room
    1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

    August 19, 5pm-7pm (PDT)
    Online registration opens at 4.30pm:

    August 20, 5pm-7pm (PDT)
    Online registration opens at 4.30pm:

    The CWTA Stewardship Plan is available at:
    In addition, the Recycle My Cell Web site is available to consumers
nationally at:

    Members of the public and media are encouraged to confirm their
attendance at any of the four public consultations as soon as possible. Please
RSVP to Written submissions on the Recycle My Cell
program will also be accepted.

    Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA)

    CWTA is the authority on wireless issues, developments and trends in
Canada. It represents cellular, PCS, messaging, mobile radio, fixed wireless
and mobile satellite carriers as well as companies that develop and produce
products and services for the industry. (

For further information:

For further information: Media information: Marc Choma, CWTA, (613)
233-4888 ext. 207,

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