Cell phones still don’t get recycled very often. The modular phone concept has some hurdles to overcome, but would immediately reduce cell phone e-waste.
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Apple will expand its Reuse and Recycling Program to include any old cell phones, and a BC cement maker knows how to recycle K-Cups.
Remember Carrotmob, the company that offered a “carrot” (specifically, a “mob” of customers at an assigned time) to small businesses for investing in social or environmental good? They’ve created a new “loyalty program” for socially-minded diners and the restaurants who share their values.
Don’t have yard space for a garden? You can still grow your own vegetables and flowers indoors, and these three iPhone apps can help.
Still looking for a ride to Burning Man? Not only do you still have some time, but, as of yesterday, you’ve now got more options for finding one.
Cleaning out a closet, or basement, or other space in your home, and just hate to send all of that potentially useful material to the landfill? Sean McKenna and Jenelle Montilone’s Create Change app will show you how to upcycle that “junk” into useful items.
A leading UK solar power resource site has just launched their first application for both iPad and iPhone.
Want to be more green? There’s an app for that. In fact, there are so many apps for that that writing an honest review of them is pretty difficult. We would be sitting here for days, maybe weeks trying to trudge through them all. Some of them are fairly useless when it comes right down […]
Is the Gulf Oil spill moving off the green blogosphere radar? Regator shows that the term “Gulf of Mexico” is still on top in Environmentalism right now, but terms related to political wrangling over energy, climate, and the environment are right there behind it… While most of us could use a break from the constant […]
This post was written by Rob Reed. He is the founder of MomentFeed, a location-based marketing, strategy, and technology firm. Location technologies are transforming how we experience, navigate, and ultimately better our world. From the global to the local, here are #10Ways geolocation is a positive force for good. Social media has changed the world. […]
I’m coming to the conclusion that there’s very little that’s sustainable about the company known as GM. It’s frustrating and sad, because I was raised in the auto city and had family members who worked in the industry. I even spent a summer at the GM Tech Center (working for then EDS as an intern […]
Citizen journalism, open government, status updates, community building, information sharing, crowdsourcing, and the election of a President. Our children will inherit a world profoundly changed by the combination of technology and humanity that is social media. They’ll take for granted that their voices can be heard and that a social movement can be launched […]
Simran Sethi and Sarah Smarsh are writing a series on the impacts of everyday things. They will be posting previews on Green Options before launching the posts on Huffington Post. Want to know how to green your internet porn (or emailing or iTunes) habit? Check out these tips and a post-mortem of where your computers […]