Earth Day: How to Go Green Wirelessly

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Earth Day is a great time to reflect on how we can do our part to help make an impact. And when it comes to wireless technology, 5G tech is already helping America meet 20% of its climate change goals by 2025. That’s equivalent to taking nearly 72 million cars off the road!

There are still many ways we can use wireless to be better stewards of the Earth. Here are easy steps to go green this Earth Day:

Download recycling apps. Apps like Recycle Coach can help you make sustainable choices every day. You can also use the app’s calendar features to plan your recycling days, or report litter to your local municipality.

Recycle or donate old smartphones and tablets. While you’re doing your Spring cleaning, you can recycle older wireless devices you no longer use. Learn more here. Perks like Apple’s GiveBack program offers up to $1,530 in gift cards or in-store credit for qualifying devices!

Download composting apps. Apps like ShareWaste show you a map of your neighborhood and composting neighbors who may want to utilize your food scraps.

Download carbon footprint tracking apps. Apps like EcoCred may help you minimize your carbon footprint. It can help you develop eco-friendly habits, like reminding you to bring your own bag to the grocery store, or turn off your lights after a certain time.

Explore the Earth with Virtual Reality (VR). VR tech like Oculus Quest Nature Treks VR allows you to travel to lush, beautiful vistas across the globe. The best part? You won’t need to leave your couch!

There are so many ways we can help take care of our planet beyond Earth Day. Read our blog to learn more about ways 5G wireless technology is helping address climate change. And stay tuned to ACTwireless for the latest wireless tech trends and policies that matter to you the most.