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The Green Life: Green Your Cell Phone: Make it Multitask

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August 09, 2011

Green Your Cell Phone: Make it Multitask

Map on phone Are cell phones taking over our lives? Sometimes it seems like it. But you can wrangle back some control by keeping your phone use as green as possible. This week’s tips tell you how.

Tip #2: Make it multitask.

In a way, smart phones make minimalism easier by acting as a slew of gadgets. Think of it: Instead of buying an e-reader, a music player, a GPS device, a point-and-shoot camera, and a pedometer, you can streamline your belongings by using your phone as all of the above. You’ll prevent the manufacturing waste of making all those things and the e-waste of disposing them. You'll also save quite a lot of purse or briefcase space — not to mention a wad of cash.

Tell us: How do you make your phone multitask?

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