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10 Sustainable, Green Technologies

From computers to phones to apps

Nicole Billitz
10 Sustainable, Green Technologies © 2020 Iameco

1. ASUS Ecobook

Made out of bamboo, not only does this reduce CO2 emissions, lower your energy costs, and reduce the need to recycle, but all the plastic inside is also labeled and recyclable.

2. iameco v3 Desktop Computer

Made from an astounding 98% recycled materials, this is one of the most eco-friendly computers in the world. It reduces CO2 emissions by nearly 75%.

3. Samsung Blue Earth

This device has a built-in solar panel on the back for charging. It also has an eco-walk feature with a pedometer to monitor how much you walk and how much CO2 you saved by doing so. It’s made entirely from recycled plastic bottles.

4. VIZIO E390-B1

According to Energy Star, this 39-inch television uses an annual energy use of 54kWh, and only costs $6 annually to operate, which makes it the most energy efficient tv for 2015.

5. Urbanears Plattan Headphones

Made out of the leftover bits from old headphones, every pair purchased protects five square meters of the Costa Rican rainforest.

6. SolarKindle Lighted Cover

This cover utilizes Uni-Solar’s technology in order to charge the Kindle’s battery. Even cooler, the leather cover also manages to reserve battery that powers the LED reading light.

7. Ampy

This charger will power up your smartphone or any USB compatible device based solely on your movement. So for every step you take, you can charge your technology.

8. Logitech Wireless Solar-Powered Keyboard

Eliminating the need to waste batteries (with nearly 15 billion batteries dumped into landfills every year in the US alone), this keyboard will work in any room, and it doesn’t have to be placed near a window or require a sunny day. The design created a minimal footprint and has PVC-free construction methods.

9. Mushroom GreenZero Wall Charger

Did you know that even if you aren’t using a charger, but left it plugged in, that it is wasting energy? This charger removes the unused power, and lowers your energy bill and saves you money.

10. GoodGuide App

Well, for when you’re unsure, this app is available for free on iOS and Android and uses ratings to give an eco-friendly score from 0 to 10, and has hundreds of thousands of products to search through. You can either scan the barcode, or search by category.

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