20 Sep '11, 3pm

Samsung Evergreen Cell Phone Earns Platinum from UL Environment #cellphone #environment via @jaymiheimbuch

Samsung Evergreen Cell Phone Earns Platinum from UL Environment #cellphone #environment via @jaymiheimbuch

Samsung reports that the Evergreen is the first Samsung product from AT&T to earn this highest level of certification from UL Environment. UL Environment first started certifying electronics in 2009 with LG as its first manufacturer to get the thumbs up. The organization expanded its certification to mobile devices in August of last year. UL Environment requirements measure environmentally sensitive materials, energy management, manufacturing and operations, impact to health and environment, product performance, packaging and product stewardship. The Evergreen, which launched last fall, uses 70% recycled post-consumer plastics (likely all in the outer casing) and packaging that utilizes 80% recycled post-consumer paper. It meets RoHS standards including eliminating the toxic materials PVC2, BFR3 and Beryllium. It also meets Energy Star 2.0 standards for its charger. And, a...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/samsung-evergreen...

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