On November 7th, Samsung will be introducing the Evergreen, a new eco phone. This phone may look like your average cell phone to the plain eye, but don’t let that fool you. This phone is actually eco-friendly. How can a phone be eco-friendly you ask? Here is a list of how the Samsung Evergreen is an eco phone:

  • The phone is built from 70% recycled post-consumer materials
  • The packaging is made from 80% recycled post-consumer paper
  • The manual is a CD, instead of the usual paper manual
  • The charger for the phone uses 75% less energy
  • Eco ringtones and wallpaper accompany the eco phone theme

In addition to being eco-friendly, this phone is also budget friendly. It will sell for $29.99 after a $50 mail in rebate. Samsung also promises to donate $1 for every Evergreen device sold to the non profit organization Cell Phones for Soldiers, up to $100,000.

The Evergreen is the third phone introduced by Samsung that is eco-friendly. Samsung debuted the Reclaim in 2009. This phone has an outer casing of bio-plastic material (corn). Samsung then introduced the Restore, which sports an outer casing made with 27% post consumer recycled plastic. The phone itself is 84% recyclable and is powered by an Energy Star qualified energy efficient charger.

Samsung believes it is their responsibility to do business in a way that enriches the planet. This is why they are the leader in delivering innovative eco-friendly products to consumers.

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