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Smartphones are damaging the environment faster than we thought

As our devices get smaller and smaller, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the impact they have on the environment also gets smaller. After all, manufacturing the bulky PCs of old must have generated an enormous carbon footprint, and companies nowadays seem to more aware of the need for green manufacturing processes.  Unfortunately, this is not the case, as researchers at McMaster University have discovered, with smartphones being one of the worst causes of environmental damage.  Read more...

 

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