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ENJOY | The Green Life

Schmear Campaign | Trendsetter: Jane Goodall | Ecofriendly Cellphone Accessories

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Smartphones have become our mailboxes, maps, cameras, clocks, calendars, books, and music players. In that spirit of multipurpose minimalism, we went on the hunt for some ecofriendly cell accessories. —Avital Andrews

CampStove

With the CampStove from BIOLITE, you can warm your hands on the same fire that charges your phone. The 33-ounce thermoelectric gadget needs no gas. Just stuff in some twigs, set 'em on fire, and plug in. $130


ProCase

A splash of water can make a smartphone dumb. Keep yours high and dry by strapping it into the nylon ProCase by T-REIGN. The rugged cocoon is made via a zero-waste manufacturing process. $35


Guide 10 Plus Adventure Kit

The Guide 10 Plus Adventure Kit from GOAL ZERO charges your phone (or tablet) anytime the sun shines. After dark, juice up with the kit's four rechargeable batteries--they come in a pack that doubles as an LED flashlight. $120


Interchangeable iPhone 5 Case

The slim, stylish, and biodegradable Interchangeable iPhone 5 Case from INNOVEZ sports two layers of buffering to prevent an early death knell for your cell. The company makes biodegradable cases for all versions of the iPhone. $25


Zion In-Ear Headphones

Whether you're pumping reggae or Rachmaninoff, the durable Zion In-Ear Headphones from HOUSE OF MARLEY keep the bass deep and the beats clean. The earbuds are made from sustainable wood and recyclable aluminum. HOM donates 5 percent of its profits to 1Love, which funds green initiatives. $100




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