21 Aug '12, 3pm

7 of the Most Eco-Friendly Cell Phones on the Market

7 of the Most Eco-Friendly Cell Phones on the Market

But yes, a cell phone is also an electronic gadget that requires fossil fuels and some amount of hazardous materials to create, so when looking for a new cell phone, it's always good to keep the planet in mind too. By 2017, it's estimated that 400 million green cell phones, or those made with at least 50 percent recycled content, will be shipped and Sprint announced this year that it will begin requiring all cell phones that it sells to meet standards set by UL Environment, which measure environmentally sensitive materials, energy management, manufacturing and operations, impact to health and environment, product performance, packaging and product stewardship.

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