Eco Apps

Technology also brings us good stuff!. Now we can use our smart phone to help the environment. Check these 8 Eco Apps:

1) iRecycle

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It is a free app (iPhone and iPad) to find local recycle points. It provides access to more than 1,600,000 ways to recycle over 350 materials.

iRecycle can tell you how, where and when to recycle about anything. Using your current location, ZIP code, address or city, get access to vital details for collection points.

2) TREEbute App

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It’s a Free App  (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) that allows you to calculate your Carbon Footprint and teach you how you can compensate such a damange.

Understanding the problem is the first step, then you can plant a tree (real tree), and spread the message.

3)  ShortShowers

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This app Costs 0.89 Euros and it is compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch.

ShortShowers helps you to calculate your time under the shower and also indicates you the amount of water you consume. With ShortShowers you can calculate your water consumption by day, by month, and even by year. You can see your direct impact in water conservation over time.

4) iRecyclart

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It is a free app (iPhone) which provides you with Arts&Crafts, recycling, repurposing, DIY, etc to give you some inspiration and ideas on what to to with recycle materialas in a fun way.

5) GoodGuide

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It is a Free App (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) but, for now, it only cover the products available in the United States.

The GoodGuide reviews the environmental and social implications of various products. While shopping this device allows you to type in a product you are about to buy and read a brief review revealing whether products are safe, healthy, green and socially responsible.

There are over 70,0000 products and ratings in their database. GoodGuide personalization features enable you to choose the issues you care about most such as nutritional value, safe, healthy ingredients, animal welfare, human rights, climate change, energy efficiency, among others.

6) ShopGreen

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This app costs 0.89 euros. It is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

This app calculates logs and saves ‘green’ actions by the user. The more green you do, the more you are rewarded. Shopgreen tracks the user’s progress and tallies them in the Eco-Bank which may lead to free stuff such as coupons and specials.

It also provides daily tips, green suggestions and recipes.

7) The GreenMeter

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This app costs 5.49 euros and it is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

The GreenMeter computes your car’s power and fuel usage characteristics and evaluates your driving to increase efficiency, reduce fuel consumption and cost, and lower your environmental impact.

By calculating both basic and advanced variables – among them weather conditions, vehicle weight, rolling resistance and fuel cost – the app can let you know what your vehicle is really costing you and costing the environment.  Results are displayed in real time, while driving, to give instantaneous feedback.

8) ECOmunidad

It is an app created in Colombia that tells you where you can find recycle point in your city. It teach you recycle and separare the waste (organic, non-organic and dangerous waste).
Ecomunidad also shows you companies in Colombia that works with recycled materials.

 @jeffinergon & @ivettemb 


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