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Top 3 Green Cell Phones

These sustainable choices are eco-friendly cell phones inside and out


Green is all the rage these days, and when it comes to cell phones, green is permeating the mobile world more and more by the day. To help you understand what’s out there and what’s coming down the pike, About.com presents to you its best green cell phones.

1. MOTO W233 Renew: Recycled Plastics, Carbon Neutral (T-Mobile)

MOTO W233 Renew
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The MOTO W233 Renew for T-Mobile is the world’s first cell phone crafted from recycled water bottle plastics. It’s also the world’s first carbon-neutral handset, according to Motorola.

Even more, the Renew features a long-lasting battery and is priced as a budget phone. It also has noise-reduction technology and a speaker boost feature.

2. Samsung Reclaim: 80% Recyclable Materials (Sprint)

Samsung Reclaim
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While the above-listed MOTO W233 Renew is the world’s first cell phone made from recycled water bottle plastics, the eco-friendly Samsung Reclaim is made up of 80 percent recyclable materials and is designed with organic components and packaging.

3. Samsung Blue Earth S7550: Solar Phone

Samsung Blue Earth
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The Samsung Blue Earth is more than just green. It’s made of recycled water bottle plastics, but so is the MOTO W233 Renew.

So, what’s new with the Samsung Blue Earth S7550 touchscreen smartphone? The Blue earth has solar panels on the back and software that tracks your reduced carbon emissions.
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