Next installment in the greenery trilogy.
Episode 3: Buzz Buzz.
How To Green Your Electronics
by Team Treehugger, Worldwide on 03.22.07
Yes, electronic devices are becoming a bigger and bigger part of our lives, especially as they get smaller and smaller. We use them as tools and toys to communicate, work, enjoy media, and be expressive. Being green with electronics doesnâ€™t mean living in a teepee listening to truckers squalk on the old short-wave. Greening your electronics is a matter of knowing what tech to get, how to use it best, and what to do with it when its useful life is done. Many of these best practices arenâ€™t things youâ€™ll read in the instruction manual, either. In this guide weâ€™ll tell you how to stop wasted energy, what gizmos are greener than others, and what to do about e-waste and electronics recycling. Weâ€™ll also show you some of the newest green gadgets coming over the horizon…
Also mentioned/plugged on the article are two genius ideas:
Freeloader: … is an advanced portable charging system that can power any hand held device anywhere, anytime. Freeloader takes power from its solar panels or via a supplied charge cable that plugs into a computersâ€™ USB.”
Solio: … limits your need to purchase and carry around multiple chargers for all of your gadgets and is your one stop charging solution for all of your products from cell phones and iPods, to digital cameras, game players, and GPS.”
Mobile phone batteries are always low just went you need them. Not any more with the above.