Earth911 Quiz #54: Are You a Mobile Phone Recycling Expert?

March 21, 2019 by  
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The mobile phone has become an indispensable tool of modern … The post Earth911 Quiz #54: Are You a Mobile Phone Recycling Expert? appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Hydrade: A Generous Smart Bottle for Water Charity

March 21, 2019 by  
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Water is essential, but even when it is available most … The post Hydrade: A Generous Smart Bottle for Water Charity appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Can we use start-up strategies to scale social impact?

October 27, 2018 by  
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Take the cases of mobile phone adoption and clean water access.

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EGO Movement E-Bike offers sustainable and stylish mobility to urbanites

February 9, 2016 by  
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Zurich-based EGO Movement wants to redefine individual urban transit. To help urbanites get around even the hilliest of towns in a breeze, the startup designed the EGO Movement E-bike, an electric bicycle that combines classic design with modern technology. Powered by a 350W mid-motor engine and Samsung removable 36V10A battery, the bicycle can cruise around town with a 60 to 80 kilometer range. The battery also comes with a USB port to make on-the-go mobile phone charging a snap. Each bike, which comes in both a “male” and “female” frame, is equipped with a Shimano 8-gear shift, RST forms, and Tektro disc brakes. + EGO Movement The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!

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Nokia’s Wearable Tech Trousers Wirelessly Charges Your Phone on the Go

June 29, 2014 by  
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Tech-savvy, on the go lifestyles have become society’s norm, but it’s hard to stay mobile when your gadgets keep running out of juice. That’s why Nokia teamed up with British designer A. Sauvage to create “Modern Man,” a pair of stylish wireless charging trousers that keeps your phone fully charged while you walk about town. Simply slip the Nokia phone into the pocket and a Nokia wireless charging plate uses induction charging to power the gadget on the go. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: a. sauvage , charging , mobile phone , modern man , modern man technology , Nokia , nokia modern man , wearable technology , wearable technology pants , wireless charging , wireless charging trousers

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European Union Approves Universal Cell Phone Charger Law, Cutting 51,000 Tons of E-Waste Every Year

March 19, 2014 by  
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Image via Shutterstock Chances are, if you have owned more than one mobile phone in your life there is a drawer in your home dedicated to a collection of defunct chargers. In order to cut down on e-waste , the European Parliament voted last week to require all cell phone manufacturers to use a universal charger. The Radio Equipment Directive is expected to cut clutter by 51,000 tons annually and reduce the amount of interference between radio devices. Read the rest of European Union Approves Universal Cell Phone Charger Law, Cutting 51,000 Tons of E-Waste Every Year Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alcatel , apple , cell phone , council of europe , e-waste , EU , european parliament , mobile phone , motorola , Nokia , radio equipment directive , samsung , sony ericsson , uk independence party , ukip , usb charger        

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LeftoverSwap is an App that Lets You Share Unwanted Food

September 12, 2013 by  
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No matter how valiant the attempt, sometimes it is just impossible to finish that last helping of casserole for dinner. Instead of letting perfectly good food languish in the fridge , the developers of LeftoverSwap suggest sharing your leftovers with a member of the community. The smartphone application allows users to take a picture of their dish, identify what is on the plate, and arrange for pickup and delivery. Read the rest of LeftoverSwap is an App that Lets You Share Unwanted Food Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Android , food safety , Food sharing , food waste , hunger , ios , leftovers , leftoverswap , mobile phone , smartphone application        

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Glove One is a 3D-Printed Glove that Doubles as a Cellphone by Bryan Cera

May 12, 2012 by  
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Putting your hand up to your ear with thumb and pinky extended is a universal sign for talking on the phone, but what if we told you that you could actually talk on the phone by talking into your hand? Inventor Bryan Cera has come up with  Glove One , a 3D-printed gauntlet that doubles as a working cellphone. The prototype features touch keys on the underside of each finger, plus a speaker and mic on the thumb and pinky. Glove One, explains Cera, is a “cellphone which, in order to use, one must sacrifice their hand.” Head over to Ecouterre to view a video of this amazing new gizmo. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printed glove , Bryan Cera , cell phone , Glove One , green tech , hand phone , mobile phone , wearable technology

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Get Fast Cash for Used Gadgets with eBay’s Instant Sale Site

March 23, 2012 by  
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OK, early adopters: You want to spring for the latest phone or tablet, but your old one is still in great condition. What to do? Instead of holding onto those old electronics, or trying to pawn them off on friends or family, you can sell them back to an electronics wholesaler for cold, hard cash. With Instant Sale , eBay’s electronics buy-back site, you can unload your unwanted gadgets for fast money, and your old electronics will be recycled and resold. Read the rest of Get Fast Cash for Used Gadgets with eBay’s Instant Sale Site Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , Apple Computers , cell phone , ebay , instant sale , iPad , ipad wifi 64gb , iPhone , iphone 3g , iphone 4 , mac , macbook pro , magic mouse , mobile device , mobile phone , smartphones

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Liquipel’s Hydrophobic Nanocoating Makes Gadgets Completely Waterproof!

January 12, 2012 by  
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At one point we’ve all done it – spilt a drink over a laptop , gotten our tablets soaked in the rain, or even dropped our phone in the toilet. Water has always been the bane of electronics, however American company Liquipel just announced that they have developed a way to completely waterproof our devices against the elements. Using a revolutionary process, Liquipel applies a hydrophobic nanocoating to your devices that completely waterproofs it and protects it against accidental exposure to liquids. Read the rest of Liquipel’s Hydrophobic Nanocoating Makes Gadgets Completely Waterproof! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cell phone , iPhone , liquipel , liquipel waterproof , mobile phone , mobile phone samsung , nanocoating gadgets , waterproof cell phone , waterproof nanocoat , waterproofing gadgets

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