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From Tehelka Magazine, Vol 8, Issue 23, Dated 11 June 2011

Dial G to save trees

Sahithya Jagannathan takes a longing look at the eco-friendly apps on some phones

Clear standard carbon tracker
Measures your annual carbon footprint and allows you to monitor your progress against personal carbon emission reduction goals.

It tracks the money and trees you have saved by printing green. This elegant application allows you to easily select which pages you want to print, whether you want to print the images or just the text and whether you want the pages to print in colour or black and white.

Green gas saver
This green application from Appleseed Software monitors your car’s fuel efficiency and teaches you how to be a more fuel-efficient driver.

Greenpeace recycled tissue and toilet paper guide
The perfect app to use when you’re at the grocery store and want to find the greenest tissue, toilet paper, napkins and paper towels.

It’s packed with great information and useful tips for conserving water at home, products and foods that have the lowest impact on our water supply and a handy built-in calculator to gauge your daily water consumption.

Google Books
It is an e-reader for anyone with access to the Internet. Even if you don’t have a Kindle or a Nook, you can enjoy over three million books and read them in the cloud whenever and wherever you are.

The Big Green Rupee. Making it. Spending it
Green Business
The Carbon Bazaar
Green Energy
Green Fashion
Solar Energy
Lost in transmission
Green Housing
Green Holidays
Green Weddings
Green Cars
Green Phones
Green Plan B
The Economist: Pavan Sukhdev
The Minister: Jairam Ramesh
The Voter: Green Politics
The Activist: Ritwick Dutta
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From Tehelka Magazine, Vol 8, Issue 23, Dated 11 June 2011



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