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Telefonica launches eco rating for Spanish phone catalogue

Monday 6 March 2017 | 15:13 CET | News
Telefonica has announced the introduction of refrigerator and washing machine-style environmental ratings for the smartphones currently available on the Movistar Spain catalogue. All phones will be given an 'Eco Rating' of 1 to 5 to reflect the device's environmental impact over its lifespan. Ratings are calculated on the basis of a number of factors ranging from the raw materials and packaging used to charger efficiency and ease of recycling. The operator has also launched the initiative in Germany, Brazil, Chile and the UK, where its O2 unit developed the Eco Rating system together with ONG

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Movistar / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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