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The advent of eco-friendly mobile phones made from sustainable materials and powered by renewable energy resources has a lot of people eagerly anticipating its public release.

However, since most mobile phone are mostly kept inside bags or pockets integrating solar panels to  power the mobile device is rendered impractical.

A Chinese industrial designer helped develop a solution for this problem, the green badge. Made up of a solar cell module, it will harness solar energy which will then be stored in a built-in ultra thin battery. This leaf-like device is designed to be clipped on clothes or bags and can be used to charge the mobile phones. Read the full article here

By Maria Belgado