Infographic highlighting the impact of gadget use on our environment

by Klaus on July 2, 2012

in Articles

Have you ever stopped to think about the effect our gadget habits might be having on our environment – or energy bills? This infographic which is brought to you in partnership with moneysupermarket highlights that 76% of people over-charge their mobile phones, 78% over-charge their tablet computers and 77% of people over-charge hand-held games consoles.

This is a lot of energy being wasted every day. This infographic looks at how much damage over-charging your gadgets does to the environment, and also ways on how to dispose of your gadgets in an environmentally friendly way.


{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Rashmi Sinha @ TechInitio July 3, 2012 at 04:06

Excellent post. Environment is suffering and we all are enjoying our gadgets without thinking of it. Lets hope this article awakes a few people

Julian King July 3, 2012 at 13:45

It is quite surprising that the small things account for such a great impact on the environment. From my point of view, the world would be a nicer place to live, if we pay attention to these aspects.

Dave Policarpio July 7, 2012 at 07:14

Overcharging batteries reduces their lifespan and increases household electricity bills.
Thanks to this wonderful and very environmentally post, it is very helpful to all people that didn’t know the impact to the environment when the gadget is overcharging.

Be a Environment Friendly

Don July 18, 2012 at 07:51

Thanks for this environment friendly post. Great infographic

I think that the arrival of cloud computing can significantly help the cyber world to go green !


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