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Motorola Announces the W233 Phone Using Recyled Plastic
      #32291 - 01/06/09 03:10 PM

Today Motorola announced two new mobile devices that will make social responsibility and social connectivity even more accessible to people everywhere. MOTO W233 Renew is the world's first mobile phone made using plastics comprised of recycled water bottles will debut this week at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Here is more info on this Motorola phone:

MOTO W233 Renew: Environmentally Responsible Design with Uncompromised Quality

MOTO W233 Renew delivers the quality you expect from a Motorola device while empowering you to reduce your carbon footprint. Not only is the plastic housing of Renew made from plastics comprised of recycled water bottles and 100 percent recyclable, but it is also the world?s first carbon neutral phone. Through an alliance with, Motorola offsets the carbon dioxide required to manufacture, distribute and operate the phone through investments in renewable energy sources and reforestation. The phone has earned CarbonFree Product Certification after an extensive product life-cycle assessment.

When designing the packaging, Motorola was able to reduce its size by 22 percent and the box and all of the materials inside are printed on 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper. In addition, a postage-paid recycling envelope in box makes it easy to return your previous mobile phone for recycling at no cost.

Renew was designed for eco-conscious consumers as well as the millions of people who put making phone calls as their number one priority in a mobile phone. With nine hours of talk time, CrystalTalk technology and messaging capabilities, Renew makes environmental responsibility affordable for consumers everywhere. Renew will first be available at T-Mobile USA in Q1 2009.

MOTO W233 renew specs:


Optional 2GB removable memory

WAP Browser

USB (mini)

850 / 1900 GSM



45 x 110.97 x 14.7 mm

128 x 128 65K CSTN display (1.6?) (user removable front housing)

Talk time up to 9 hrs (550 min.) and standby up to 18 days (450 hrs.)


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