Mobile Phones

NTT DoCoMo’s “Touch Wood” Phone Made From Surplus Wood

April 1, 2010 / No Comments

NTT DoCoMo unveiled a new, environmentally friendly approach to the mobile phone market with the debut of its "Touch Wood" phone. The phone was unveiled at the CTIA Wireless 2010 and boast of an eco-friendly body. While simply giving the phone a wooden body wouldn't really pass off as a great move, Docomo has given the Touch Wood a body ...

Five Year Phone Concept is a Friend of the Environment

January 19, 2010 / No Comments

E-waste, or electronic waste is a big environmental problem for our gadget crazy world. A large chunk of this waste comes from mobile phones. Designer James Barber's Nokia 5 Year Phone concept seeks to reduce that problem, by having a phone made of 85% recyclable components.

Mobile Phone Concept Runs on Sugary Drinks

January 7, 2010 / 1 Comment

This concept mobile phone from designer Daizi Zheng would help in greatly reducing electronic waste, and even bring a smile to the faces of cola manufacturers, if it ever gets built, that is. For its power, the mobile phone utilizes soda, or any other kind of sugary liquid that is rich in carbohydrates. A bio battery is what makes this ...

Sony Ericsson Unveils Elm and Hazel, the Greener Mobile Phones

December 15, 2009 / No Comments

Going ahead with its GreenHeart effort, Sony Ericsson has unveiled two new mobile phones, Elm and Hazel. Both phones have environment credentials in a better league than most others, and best of all, there's not much of sacrifice of function for form.