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Top 5 Cell Phone Makers Launch Green Charger Initiative

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Nov 19, 2008, 8:18 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

The world's top five handset manufacturers have launched a new campaign meant to reduce the amount of electricity consumed and wasted by mobile phones. The companies involved include Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Motorola and LG Electronics. The companies have implemented a rating system for cell phone chargers -- from zero to five stars -- that gives consumers a better idea of how efficient their chargers are. This will help them easily choose a more efficient charger. Cell phone chargers continue to draw electricity when left plugged in, even if the phone is not connected. Up to two-thirds of all the electricity consumed by cell phones is wasted by chargers that remain plugged into the wall.

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Seriously? bchandler02 Nov 19, 2008, 2:03 PM
While they're at it... giantangrysquid Nov 19, 2008, 11:31 AM
No they need a Smart charger rjflyn Nov 19, 2008, 6:52 PM
IDIOTS Mongo_Slade Nov 19, 2008, 9:41 PM
But they come in the box...... cellphoneslinger Nov 19, 2008, 11:50 AM
what I want to know BigShowJB Nov 19, 2008, 10:49 AM
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