Businesses told that being green can save them money

Companies have been told that by following environmentally friendly strategies they can save themselves money. Erica Russell, an adviser at Business Link, stated that large savings can be made by firms taking the green route, regardless of their size. There is also lots of help available for companies seeking to embark on a more eco-conscious approach to business, she said. "As the Carbon Trust have…

Nokia raises the curtain on 5630 XpressMusic

Nokia has revealed the latest addition to its XPressMusic range - the Nokia 5630 XpressMusic.The model features a music player, a 3.5 mm AV jack and support for all main digital music formats, along with a 4 GB memory card - which can hold up to 3,000 tracks.Users of the phone can also make use of its Say and Play function, which will allow people…

Simplicity ‘the key’ to mobile phone recycling

The key to a successful mobile phone recycling campaign is simplicity, it has been argued.In an article on the Nokia Conversations website, it was suggested that specialist campaigns are still needed to persuade people to recycle mobilephones and make everyone aware of its benefits."Simplicity, prominence and authority form the basic principles, now we need to unearth the myriad schemes that'll help drive the message home,"…

Mobile phone users targeted in recycling campaign

Mobile phone users living in London are being targeted as part of a new campaign to promote recycling. The initiative is using adverts across television, radio, the written press and the internet to highlight the benefits of recycling and the green agenda will also be put across in a mobile game in which players have to starve an evil bin of rubbish. Mayor Boris Johnson…

LG Arena “fully loaded” with multimedia features

The new LG Arena is packed full of multimedia features and is unlike any other mobile phone in the market, according to a company spokesman. Dr Skott Ahn, president and chief executive of LG Electronics' mobile communications division, suggested that the "groundbreaking" 3D S-Class UI is what sets the device apart from its market rivals, allowing users to interact with their multimedia handset like never…

Consumer group offers energy saving ideas

Energy expert Robert Hammond of Consumer Focus has offered up advice to consumers looking to save money on their heating bills. Mr Hammond suggested that switching off heating entirely or putting it on too low are not the answer as this can have an effect on people's health. Instead, consumers should consider keeping their houses at a constant temperature - rather than switching the heating…