Cell phones are a necessity, but people are just learning about the environmental risks associated with our reliance on them. The carbon footprint resulting from increased use of smartphones and other gadgets has tripled since 2007, with cell phones being one of the worst offenders. Since you have to upgrade your phone every two or three years, they create a lot of waste, and mining the materials needed to craft a new phone takes as much energy as recharging and operating a single smartphone for an entire decade.
There are steps you can take to reduce your smartphone’s carbon footprint without giving up on newer versions with more bells and whistles. Eco-friendly chargers are hitting the market, and Nimble has created a Wireless Dual Charging Pad and a collection of Fast Portable Chargers that reduce, reuse, and recycle for environmentally-friendly charging.
Wireless charging pads are already a little greener than standard chargers. They juice up your phone up to 20% faster so you’re not plugged in for as long, and they improve your smartphone’s battery health for a longer lasting cell phone.
This eco-friendly charging pad has enough room for two smartphones, and it’s compatible with Apple and Android products. It connects to power with a high-speed USB-C port, charging your phone in the most efficient way possible.
It’s constructed from materials like recycled water bottles, hemp, and plant-based bioplastics, and it’s shipped in 100% plastic-free packaging. For every charger sold, Nimble recycles up to one pound of e-waste for an even greener solution.
These portable charging options are constructed from the same eco-friendly materials as the Dual Charging Pad, but they’re small enough to carry with you for charging on the go. They’re available in 5-Day, 8-Day, and 10-Day versions, which charge your phone five, eight, or ten times before you need to juice up the charger. They work up to three times faster than other chargers, and the magnetic cable attachment guarantees your cord stays put.
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