Green Tech Gadgets - These are the Top 5 Must Haves in 2020

Whether phone case, tablet holder or a lighting system for your home - Green tech is on the advance and offers new ideas which combine technology and design

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Now, the market is offering an increasing number of green technologies and innovative gadgets which aim to protect the environment. Whether design objects or practical tools for everyday - Green tech supports climate and environmental protection. We show the coolest gadgets in terms of green technology.

Green tech gadgets - These are the top 5 in 2020

  1. Fairphone
  2. Protective phone cases by Pela Case
  3. Ecosia search engine
  4. Green tech accessories made of wood
  5. Smart Home Lightning

Fairphone

The Dutch company Fairphone has developed fair and sustainable smartphones for about 2013 years. While the first and second version still had a few flaws concerning their design and functions, the third version scores with beautiful optics, a camera and the possibility that users can disassemble and repair it themselves.

According to the manufacturer, this option alone reduces the CO2 emissions associated with the smartphone by at least 30%. In addition, the green tech company does not use environmentally harmful glue in the production of cell phones and has its own recycling program: Those who invest in the green technology of the Fairphone, receive 20 Euros for an old smartphone and even 40 Euros for an old Fairphone. Pretty fair! Available from around 450 Euros.

Sustainable cell phone cases by Pela Case

The sustainable protective covers for smartphones are the world's first green gadgets that are 100% compostable and environmentally friendly. For this, Pela Case dispenses with cheap plastic and chemically manufactured plastic which is possible due to the fabric "Flaxstic", which consists of a bioplastic elastomer and flax straw. At the same time, Pela Case guarantees fair wages in production and a transparent supply chain. The green gadgets are currently available for the iPhone, Google Pixel, Huawei and Samsung phones, namely in a wide variety of colors and designs. Available online from 40 Euros.

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Ecosia search engine

It doesn't always have to be Google. If you are looking for something online and want to do research, you can also do something good by using the search engine Ecosia. This successful and really green technology has already been awarded various prizes. How does it work? With the income generated by search ads, Ecosia plants trees. The company has already planted over 78 million trees worldwide. Ecosia also creates trust by the Berlin company regularly publishing its financial reports and being able to track when and where trees are planted.

Green tech accessories made of wood

There are also some brands in the accessories sector that support and offer green technologies. Wood in particular is a wonderful alternative to plastic and other non-recyclable materials. For example, headphones or tablet holders made of wood are well-known gadgets and stylish design objects.

Smart Home Lightning

Smart homes involve new devices that simplify certain things and also save electricity. The lighting in particular can be optimized, which means that less electricity can be used even in winter. In this way, intelligent lighting control systems make it possible to no longer having to operate switches individually.

Whether using a motion detector, app or remote control - lamps can be switched on and off wherever you are. Even at a distance. By simply retrofitting conventional light switches, you can equip them with smart functions. The control of the light sources can then be operated conveniently by giving the appropriate command and the light goes out. This way, energy costs can be saved efficiently.

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