December 8, 2006
Mobile Phones Made from Castor Oil
A catchy headline on Cellular News , mobile phones phones made from castor oil. The article doesn't say whether this is a cost saving component or an environmentally favorable option. Probably one or the other.
"Fujitsu says that it has developed
-- The first UK display of NEC's phone with a biodegradeable cover‚ currently only available in Japan.
-- A a prototype phone cover with an implanted sunflower seed. As the sunflower grows‚ it gets additional nutrients from the biodegrading phone cover.
-- The only lasagne-based circuit board in the world.
-- An exploded phone showing how new smart metals will help phones take themselves apart for recycling.
The Permanent Link to this page is: https://textually.org/textually/archives/2006/12/014311.htm