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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Sprint and Samsung’s new eco-friendly phone

A recent article from Yahoo Finance features an interesting new phone made from eco-friendly bio-plastic materials that will soon be introduced by Sprint and Samsung. The phone will be the first in the U.S. to be constructed of such materials. According to the article the outer casing is made from a bio-plastic material that is made from corn, the outer packaging is made from 70 percent recycled materials, and the how-to manual is virtual.

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