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I LUMBER & &UPPLY CO.I Questions & Answers 532 'B' Street I About Our Environment Ramona ,DearEarth Talk: Where can I find 760 789 0240 information on which electronics and their manufacturers are greener than others, with regard to components, manufacturing processes and end use efficiency? -- John Franken, New York, NY Nokia got top honors from the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Now that many consumers Electronicsforthesecondyearinarow:Allofthecompany'snew are beginning to care about their phone models and accessories for 2010 are free of brominated own environmehtal footprints, compounds, chlorinated flame retardants and antimony trioxide, manufacturers are responding three of the most toxic chemicals used commonly in most mobile with loads of greener offerings phones and other consumer electronics today. Pictured: The One good place to find them NokiaN97. is the Greenpeace Guide to photo by William Hook, courtesy Flickr Greener Electronics, which ranks the 18 top manufacturers ensuring compliance with green international/campaigns/toxics/ of personal computers, mobile manufacturing and recyclingelectronics/how-the-companies- phones, televisions and game standards. All federal purchasers line-up. Electrical consoles according to theirare required to choose between Gu$ GatcJa'$ policies on toxic chemicals,. EPEAT-certified models when recycling and climate change, possible, and the database has GOT AN Greenpeace hopes that by steadily gained traction across ENVIRONMENTAL publishing and regularly updating a wide range of industries. Now QUESTION? Well Electrical the guide they can both educate consumers can freely browse Send it to: ,,CHew Meters consumers about their choices the listings to see how various EarthTalkc/o VNew Panels and influence manufacturers to items from the likes of Apple, LG, ,/Additional Circuits E/The Environmental Magazine ,/Fans& Lighting eliminate hazardous substances, Panasonic, Lenovo and Sony, P.O. Box 5098 take back and recycle their among others, stack up. Westport, CT 06881 Owe, a5 Yea,s E,,p=,ien: 760" 765" 2363 Ph. 76S 341 O products responsibly, and reduce CONTACTS: TopTen USA, e-mail: Lawrence Noble, Owner P• Box 1342 Jullan Resident for 27 years ........ C011(760) 271 0166 the climate impacts of their www.toptenusa.org; EPEAT,earthtalk@emagazine.com s , ,u=oo2e JULIAN, 9ZUJO ,.I,.i License # 678670 m operations and products, www.epeat.net; Greenpeaceor submit it at: Contractor. New-Remodeling" According to Greenpeace, the Guide to Greener Electronics, www.emagazine.com/ ..... __ topfiveelectronics manufacturers w w w. g r e e n p e a c e. o r g / earthtalk/thisweek/ I TG. IE COMPANY, INC. Elegant Kitchen & Baath l from a green perspective are . .I Jl VGeneral ContractingII IINokia, Sony Ericsson, Philips, HP License #640628 - Bonded & Insured ......... IIand Samsung. These companies Im attmarK caotnets II • Custom Homes AuthorizedDealerll get high marks with Greenpeace Costs +10% Craftsmanship. Technology II for eliminating or scaling way Custom Finishes IIback on the use of hazardous I • Remodels [I . . IIchemicals linked to cancer and • Home Services:" Design - Build I1other health and environmental II problems, Carpentry, Plumbing, II "r .,O£aE E COMPANY, INCII which in turn makes Electrical, Appliance J.a'. "11 recycling their products less Installation, Bobcatwork 760 765 0658 problematic. Nokia gets top honors from • . Greenpeace for the second year ' [JD l[gPainting Contractor ...................... in a row: All of the company's new phone models and accessories for 2010 are free of brominated ! compounds, chlorinated flame Energy From The Earth: Geothermal Heating ..... retardants and antimony (NAPSA)--According to the • Exterior/InteriorSpecialist~ ~~ trioxide, three of the most toxic Department of Energy, the aver- - Reliable - Over 20 ~ ~>:~ Years Experience ~~ chemicals used commonly in age family in the United SLates spends about $1,900 a year on • FullyLicensedand ii problems, big or small. Call most mobile phones and other Bonded ~ ~i our dad today and eliminate utility bills--a lot of that energy is consumer electronics today, wasted. 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