Green Gadgets (A savvy, green guide to gadgets for a sustainable, low-carbon lifestyle
The Energy and Resources Institute (20 September 2015)
Gadgets: those sleek, shiny, snazzy companions you and I love! By making numerous tasks easier, keeping in touch with others and the world faster, and our lives so much smoother, gadgets today are simply indispensable. But did you know that your smartphone, game console, or phablet has a dark side too? Their toxic constituents, power consumption, and the careless manner in which they are discarded bring out their evil side in the form of critical problems like pollution, energy crisis, and climate change. Using them also means paying hefty electricity bills. So, is there a way to balance your love for these devices while being sensitive towards the environment and considerate towards your pocket? Find out as Green Gadgets introduces you to a world of eco-friendly and energy-efficient alternatives.