Recycling 2.5 Million Galaxy Note 7 Phones At Once Is An Environmental Disaster And An Opportunity

Samsung is now gathering up the millions of discontinued and recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold around the world, with the help of retailers, ground transportation companies, and kits that include safety gloves and multiple layers of fireproof boxes. Yet that’s just the first step in retiring all of those devices. “Recycling” smartphones still usually means recycling their parts into a refurbished phone, not recycling the phone’s materials into a new phone or another object. [More]

Program Gives You Green For Being Green

Program Gives You Green For Being Green

A free service that lets you earn cash for trimming your energy use, My Emissions Exchange tracks your eco-friendly ways, turn your actions into carbon credits and sell them online to companies looking to pay to pollute.