The carbon savings potential from homeworking

The carbon trust have just released a new study focused on the impact working from home in within Europe has had on the environment.   Key findings included: Potential carbon savings aided by hybrid working could save up to 12.2mt of CO2 emissions per year in Germany  equivalent to 83 million flights from London to… Continue reading The carbon savings potential from homeworking

What is the Carbon Footprint of a Smartphone?

Manufacturing the average smartphone is estimated to create around 16kg of CO2 equivalent emissions. If you then add the amount of power the phone consumes over two years of average use then that figure rises to 22kg, but there’s also much more to consider. All smartphones contain hazardous materials like bromine, chlorine, lead and mercury,… Continue reading What is the Carbon Footprint of a Smartphone?