Posts Tagged ‘Recycle USB’
Recycle USB Drives For A Good CauseIf you are like me [and most people] you have a favorite flash drive.Â It’s not necessarily because of the way it looks, but rather – over time – all of your important information has accumulated to one stick.Â You get to a point where if you are going to save any kind of data to your USB drive, then you might as well save it to the one which has everything else.
This is where RecycleUSB.com comes in…if you have extra sticks lying around, which aren’t gett’in the love – donate them.Â Recycle USB has partnered with SugarLabs to turn donated USB sticks into portable learning computers. What do I mean by portable learning computers? Well SugarLabs created a Linux distro [based off Fedora] which boots directly from a flash drive.Â The distro is a customized learning platform for kids to Continue Reading
Not So Biodegradable Corn Based USB DriveThis corn based biodegradable flash stick is definitely a step in the write direction, but a little over zealous on the claim of being a biodegradable flash drive.Â The stick has a corn based shape for the outside, but you’ve still got the internal flash memory and PCB board holding it all together.Â So don’t feel too good when you dump this in the trash – it’ll still be around after 500 years.
But, it’s a step in the right direction.Â At least the outside is biodegradable, so we’re going to give you props for that. As EverythingUSB says “Should be a great promo gift at the next Ethanol trade show…” Source:Â TechFresh.net. Continue Reading
The “Go Green” USB EarthDriveATP is a northern California memory manufacturer who’s just launched the most “green” USB drive you’ve ever seen. The EarthDrive is designed and built using the maximum amount of bio-recycled materials resulting in a fully recyclable product.
I’ve been meaning to do something about recycling USB drives as I purchased recycleusb.com domain a while back and intended to do something about recycling. I still plan on doing it, but ATP has sure come up with a great environmental plan for USB memory recycling. ATP doesn’t stop with just a bio-recycled drive either, part of the purchase price of the EarthDrive includes a contribution to American Forests, a world leader in planting trees for environment restoration. ATP doesn’t disclose Continue Reading