O2 scores with phone made from Twickenham grass

Jessica Shankleman
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Prototype model designed to raise awareness of electronic waste and encourage more people to recycle their phones

England rugby fans will be hoping to see their team score a few tries at Twickenham tomorrow, but the pitch has already delivered them an environmental win with a mobile made out of grass. O2 yesterday...

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