Time for Upgradeable Cell Phones?

Quote of the DayArt not Oil

Mobile (cell) phone manufacturers continue to heavily market new products with new features so that the average person keeps their phone for only 18 months, said Zeina Alhajj, a toxics expert with Greenpeace International.

And that ‘lifespan’ is getting less with each year which is making a serious demand on natural resources..

“The next huge challenge is to stop this marketing and get the companies to make products that are both green and upgradable,” Alhajj said.

— See story on the Greening of the Cell Phone.

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