How to Get Long Life Out of Laptop and Cell Phone Batteries

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Dell says that a full life span for a garden-variety lithium-ion laptop battery is 18 to 24 months. The average life span of a cell phone, however, is only 18 months , so a single battery should last the lifetime of a mobile phone. It is mined mainly in Chile and there are also large deposits in Bolivia. GreenTech Hardware Green IT EPA batteries cell phones mobile phones laptops

Women's Global Green Action Network: An Interview with Melinda Kramer

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She is the co-founder and co-director of Women's Global Green Action Network , a nonprofit that cultivates global partnerships of grassroots women environmental leaders by providing access to communication tools, support services and networking capabilities. Melinda Kramer: Women's Global Green Action Network is an international organization that is linking and empowering women working in environmental sustainability around the world.

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Nancy Jo Craig’s Lifetime Achievement Award In Nonprofit Computer Refurbishment

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After she co-founded the Foundation For Friends of Nature in Bolivia, a million acres of natural habitat were put in to public trust. ” Her bio in the book sums her up: “She shares her life with happy dogs, grumpy cats, box turtles, and some rare humans. Acquiring Technology GreenTech Recycled and Refurbished Computers Green IT refurbished computers Each year the International Computer Refurbishers Summit awards a lifetime achievement award.