We looked at the science and review what we know so far in our latest article. Check out the link in bio for the full break down on wifi, bluetooth, and microwaves + read about cell phones below 👇⁣ ⁣ Cell phones 📱 have the highest potential for adverse health effects. Although cellphones emit non-ionizing radiation, some studies have shown an increased risk of cancer in male rats. We recommend keeping your phone out of your pocket/bra for extended periods of time and putting them on the other side of the room while you sleep. ⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣⁣
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Knowing what to do with old electronics can feel super confusing sometimes. If properly disposed or recycled, the metals in electronic waste can be salvaged and reclaimed. Yay for recycling ♻️! However, e-waste can contain nasty toxics that can harm human health. If improperly disposed, it can end up in landfills halfway around the world, or worse, in the hands of a child worker collecting scrap metal 😢. ⁣ ⁣ Make sure your old electronics gets into the right hands! Our number one tip for safely disposing e-waste is to use an established trade-in program. Many companies (including @apple, @target, @walmart, @bestbuy, and @samsungmobile) even offer cash back or gift cards for your old phone- cha-ching 💰! Check out the link in bio for more tips! ⁣ ⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #becausehealth #nontoxic #nontoxicliving #green #reduce #reuse #recycle #recycling #iphone #sustainability #electronic #waste #global #chemical #cashback #tradein #upcycle #eco #rethink #repurpose ⁣
Electronics has a big impact on both human health and the environment. Between large volumes of waste, hazardous chemical use, and the overuse of natural resources, electronic manufacturing can be a very environmentally unfriendly business. @Greenpeace’s ‘Guide to Greener Electronics 2017’ (🔗 in bio) breaks down why this process can be so toxic and how major tech companies stack up. You may be surprised by the results! ⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ #becausehealth #nontoxic #nontoxicliving #environment #environmental #greenpeace #greenliving #lifecycle⁣ #natural #business⁣
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