The Startup Trying to Make Smartphone Chargers the Next Big Eco-Friendly Product

Published: 2/09/2018
The Startup Trying to Make Smartphone Chargers the Next Big Eco-Friendly Product
Source: SLATE.COM

Consumer gadgets haven’t historically been environmentally friendly. Smartphones are made from a number of metals mined from the earth , including gold, lithium, aluminum, and copper. Cobalt, a material often incorporated into lithium-ion batteries—the type of battery used in nearly every mobile device or portable charger—is particularly toxic and hazardous . Plastics, also commonly used in consum

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