The nPower Peg from Tremont Electric is the world's first kinetic energy harvesting device.
Best Buy is asking customers to take part in America Recycles Day, which is Monday, by using the retail giant's various recycling options.
Naxa Electronics announced Thursday that it will upgrade its entire television line to Full LED screens. The company's 22″ and 24″ models will be 1080p with the 15.6″, 19″ and 32″ models will be 1080i.
Greenpeace released its latest Guide to Greener Electronics last week, with Nokia and Sony Ericsson taking the top two spots, although none of the named companies managed a score of higher than 7.5 out of ten.
Dell, HP and IBM Top the List of the Nation’s Greenest Corporations The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today applauded its member companies recognized by Newsweek as among the nation's greenest corporations. Dell, HP, IBM and Intel (ranked 1, 2, 3 and 5, respectively) took four of the top five spots on the list, which ranked America's 500 largest corporations according to environmental impact, green policies and reputation. Ten of the top 13 companies were technology corporations. Newsweek also included Sony, Panasonic and Toshiba in its top 10 list of the greenest global companies. “Newsweek’s list illustrates our industry’s overwhelming
Panasonic has launched an advertising campaign emphasizing the company's green efforts. The Connecting with the Earth campaign, which features print, online and television elements, is part of the company's recently announced Green Plan 2018 initiative.
Westinghouse Digital this week announced that it will soon release a 42-inch, 1080p LED TV at a price under $750. The LD-4255, which is only 1.25 inches thick, is set to arrive in mid-September.
Westinghouse Digital will ship the first two models of a new line of edge-lit LED HDTVs in June. The 26- and 32-inch 720p sets, just an inch thick at their edges, will carry MSRPs of $329 and $429, respectively.
In celebration of Earth Day, Samsung and Sprint announced their second cooperative eco-friendly device–Samsung Restore.
Best Buy Tuesday announced that it has set a target of collecting one billion pounds of recyclable electronics and appliances over the next several years. The push, a significant increase from the 2009 figure of 120 million pounds, is part of the Recycling It On campaign.
Sony Corp. Wednesday announced the launch of its “Road to Zero” plan, which establishes environmental and energy efficiency goals for the company over the next five years, working towards the goal of “zero environmental footprint” by 2015.
The second annual National Cell Phone Recycling Week began Monday and will continue through Sunday.