TOP 5 GADGETS TO SAVE THE EARTH

1. Eco-Amp

The Eco-Amp is a passive speaker and increases sound volume and clarity without external power. It was originally designed for iPads and iPhones, but now works on nearly all devices. Each order comes with two amps, one plain and the other with a print using soy-based ink. The amp is either made from 100% recycled material or is 100% recyclable. It can be assembled and disassembled for easy reuse, and has an adhesive that lets it stick to your device, but does not leave a residue.

It costs €9.00 (excl. delivery) for both phones and tablets.

2. ReFleece Tablet Cases

ReFleece uses recycled textiles and plastic bottles to make tough cases for your iPad, iPad Mini, Kindle, or Kobo that protects your technology from scraps, bumps, and spills. There are three collections: Classic, Wild Side, and Woolen. For Classic, the inside uses bright fabric and the outside is a felt gray. The Wild Side collection reverses it, and the bright colors are on the outside and the inside is felt gray. The Woolen collection uses thicker fabrics and gives off a more wintry feel. They also have small, medium, and large travel bags for general stuff like makeup or work supplies.

The cases range from €30 to €34 and the travel bags range from €27 to €29.

3. USB Rechargable Batteries

USBCell offers AA batteries that operate and look just like normal AA, but the positive end opens to reveal a USB plug that will connect to any USB charger – simple and reusable. Five hours will charge them 90%, and they can also be used with NiMH chargers.

A two-pack costs only €16.

4. Solar Phone Case Charger

Eton put out a rechargeable battery for the iPhone 4 and 4s that is essentially a case with a solar panel attached to the back. Called Mobius, it helps when you’re out for a day of traveling and need a quick and simple way to have a little bit extra juice, and you want to be eco-friendly about it. It’s a solar panel, so it’s slower: an hour in the direct sunlight gives you the energy for a couple short calls. But the energy is free wherever there’s sunlight.

The cost is €55.

5. Carbon FootPrint App

Climate change dragon

Oroeco is an app that puts a carbon value on everything you buy, what you eat, how you get around, and the energy you use at home. They then add everything up, so you can see which decisions are bigger than others and how you compare with your neighbours.

It will also give you personalized tips for how you can save money along with the climate and doing so in a fun and social way; encouraging you to compare, collaborate, and compete with your friends and family, and earning you points, prizes and real-world deals for taking action.

To find out more, go to http://www.oroeco.com/

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