Inching Toward Greener Cellphones

 I am almost embarassed by the amount of cell phones I have gone through over the past couple of years – I don't know if it's partly being an irresponsible phone user, or the fact that these things don't seem to be made to last…. I have had many hit the pavement, I've lost them, accidently submerged them in water, you name it, and I've probably done it.  The hard part is figuring out how to properly recycle them… Which is why during my last move I actually packed and unpacked 3 phones that are no longer functioning. 

Check out this great article by James Kanter that discusses how some cell phone companies are starting to go green:

Cellphones may be ubiquitous in the wealthy world – but the companies that make them seem to have been slower than some other consumer goods to jump on the green bandwagon.

Now there are signs that is about to change as the industry begins introducing a far wider range of eco-friendly options, as Eric Sylvers writes from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

That suggests a new niche for environmental technologies – and environmental marketing – could be quickly developing.

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