Nine out of ten British do not care about green phones
April 14, 2009, 9:41 am
The manufacturers of phones and then it announces the release to the market of environmentally-friendly solutions. However, whether the devices are needed, whose features are safe for the environment materials, charging, firing on full battery, solar panel, and users ? The answer to this question is sought in Great Britain. It was found that 88% of buyers importantly price (59%), battery time (44%) and durability (33%). Almost half of respondents (49%) said that was not prepared to overpay for phones made from recycled materials, while 13% generally refused to buy such devices. The study also found that 39% of users do not even have the slightest idea of what phones can contain hazardous substances. 15% of respondents did not know that the phone can be recycled. The remaining 12% consider environmental friendliness as a major factor in the commission of the purchase. About 19% expressed willingness to buy green phone if it cost 32 pounds to more than usual.