Earth911 Podcast, Oct. 12, 2018: Sustainability in Your Ear — How To Safely Recycle E-Waste

October 12, 2018 by  
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Earth911 Podcast, Oct. 12, 2018: Sustainability in Your Ear — How To Safely Recycle E-Waste

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20 Staggering E-Waste Facts

February 24, 2016 by  
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It feels as if electronics were made to be thrown out every year, right? From mobile phones that just happen to die right when your contract is over, to televisions that become obsolete as soon as a larger, thinner version debuts. While the cost of…

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How a social platform for workers can drive supplier change

June 19, 2015 by  
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LaborVoices CEO Kohl Gill explains how a social platform helps workers report working conditions with mobile phones.

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EPEAT adds green ratings to mobile phones

July 15, 2013 by  
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Expect to see EPEAT-rated smartphones by mid-2014. As the Green Electronics Council and UL team up, ratings of tablets could come next.

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O2 to Sell New HTC Smartphone Without Chargers, Cut Four Olympic Swimming Pools Worth of E-Waste

October 4, 2012 by  
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UK mobile network provider O2 just announced that they will not be releasing a charger with the new HTC smartphone. Why you ask? Well, their research has revealed that the UK “has more than 100m chargers lying in drawers, tangled in cupboards and generally gathering dust. The majority of phones are now upgrades and chargers that use USB cables, meaning the bit of plastic that plugs into the wall can actually be used by pretty much every phone.” By doing this, the company believes they can divert an amount of plastic waste from landfills equivalent to the weight of 1,000 London buses! Read the rest of O2 to Sell New HTC Smartphone Without Chargers, Cut Four Olympic Swimming Pools Worth of E-Waste Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: environmental impact , HTC smartphone , landfills , mobile phones , o2 , phone charger , recycling , smartphones , universal charger , Waste

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How toxic is the iPhone 5?

October 2, 2012 by  
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A new scorecard evaluates hazardous chemicals in mobile phones, including Apple's latest hit, the iPhone 5.

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AT&T to Provide Eco-Scores for All Mobile Phones

February 27, 2012 by  
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A new ranking, developed by AT&T in partnership with BSR and industry stakeholders, aims to give shoppers easy access to more environmental and social aspects of mobile phones.

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Electric Car Charging Meets GPS Devices

July 18, 2011 by  
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Electric car drivers won’t have to worry for long about where to find their next charge away from home because electric car charging company Coulomb Technologies and navigation software company TomTom are partnering to provide charging station locator, reservation and information services on the go. In the first of what will likely be many partnerships of its kind, this teaming up of technology will allow drivers to not only map the quickest route to the nearest charging station, but compare the distance to the charger to the range left in the battery and reserve the station in advance.  The driver can check the stats of the charging station, like connector type, availability and pricing too. In addition to TomTom GPS devices, Coulomb also offers similar services via apps for iPhone, Android and Blackberry mobile phones that use the phones’ GPS locators. via BusinessWire

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Solar Power Playing Major Role in Haiti Relief

January 22, 2010 by  
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The people of Haiti are facing a long and difficult road to recovery.  Their power infrastructure has been demolished and fuel for generators and cooking is scarce, but they do have one thing on their side:  abundant sunshine.  Many solar power companies and non-profits are focusing on that resource and bringing solar-powered equipment capable of providing essential needs like drinkable water, cooking surfaces and mobile phones to the Haitian people. Some of the organizations providing solar-powered relief include: Sun Ovens International – delivering hundreds of solar-powered ovens capable of making 1,200 meals in eight hours to homeless camps

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