Going green and mobile

Have you done anything lately to save the environment? Adopting mobile technology is a great way to conserve natural resources.

Have you done anything lately to save the environment? Adopting mobile technology is a great way to conserve natural resources.

Softcopy, not hardcopy: Why print and carry hardcopies of documents when you can transfer your documents to your mobile device and read them anytime anywhere? You can read PDF documents on your mobile phone by installing Acrobat Reader for your phone.

Paperless newspapers: Stop newspaper delivery and subscribe to online newspapers instead. I subscribe to this online newspaper.

Telecommute: With pervasive wireless technologies like WiFi, 3G and GPRS, you should be able to work just about everywhere. So just stay put and work, cut down on travelling time, expenses and greenhouse gas emissions.

Switch off your chargers: When your phones and PDAs are fully recharged, unplug your devices and switch off your phone and PDA chargers.

Recycle your batteries: Lithium ion batteries are recyclable and should be recycled. They should never be incinerated since they might explode. Most places that sell rechargeable batteries will also accept them back for recycling.

What else can you do to save our Earth?

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