Tech: On the Drawing Board: Trash Talk

By Nicole Scarmeas

Photo courtesy of Nokia

Nokia is aiming to take cell-phone recycling to the next level with its new concept phone, Remade. The design calls for only recycled materials: The body is made of aluminum cans and plastic bottles, and the rubber key mats come from automobile tires. Using printed electronics (instead of wires, circuitry is printed on paper or plastic) cuts manufacturing waste and CO2 emissions. Currently, Nokia doesn’t plan to market Remade—the goal was only to show the potential of recycled materials to produce gadgets

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