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Mac Users Get A New Way To Recycle Old Electronics

Newer, faster, smaller mobile devices hit the market every day. As one of the industry leaders, Apple's products are highly sought-after by tech enthusiasts, which means unused, outdated electronics a…

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Giving New Gadgets? 3 Ways To Reduce Holiday Waste

Recent studies have shown that between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, the average amount of American household waste increases as much as 25 percent. Many people use the holidays as an excuse to …

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Are Most Electronics Designed For The Dump?

This eight-minute animated video, produced by Free Range Studios and hosted by Annie Leonard, explains  the concept of "planned obsolescence"—products designed to be replaced as quickly as possible—…

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Magazine Love: Print vs. Online

I was in Toronto last weekend for my nephew's wedding, and while we were prancing around that lovely and lively city, I ducked into a newsstand and spent the better part of a precious hour devouri…

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Which Smart Phones Emit the Most Radiation?

The health effects of cell phone radiation is a growing concern which is why many cell phone users have been consulting a Cell Phone Radiation Guide to figure out which phones let them keep talking an…

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A Hotly Debated Tech Alert: Will You Be Taking Your iPad To Bed With You?

To iPad or not to iPad…that is the question. Is it nobler to have love and lost, or never to have loved at all? What could possibly be lost from this nifty new gadget other than its unfortunate name…

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Green Dorm Design

Beginning a college year can be stressful enough without worrying about how sustainable the dorm rooms are, or the added hassle of acquiring a myriad of dorm room supplies and decorations before class…

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Greener Gadgets

Do you know what a Tweet-a-Watt is? You probably don't, and neither did I before I attended the Greener Gadgets Conference in NYC last week. Before I get to what a Tweet-a-Watt is (gotta love th…

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The Importance of eCycling

It's a recycling party! Nov. 15 is America Recycles Day--the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and to buy recycled products. The day is organized by the Nati…

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