Best eco-friendly gadgets from smartphones to upcycled umbrella lamps

Environmentally friendly gadgets

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There is no such thing as a completely eco-friendly gadget, but these are friendlier than most.

With sleek desk lamps and bright diving watches and even a particularly eco-friendly phone, these are our top picks for modern gadgets that will help you do your part to save the world.

Suri

Suri According to Suri, as many as four billion toothbrushes are thrown in the bin every year.  Make it smaller by scrubbing your gnaws with this electric brush, which uses reusable plant-based heads and can be easily repaired if it breaks.  It is greener than brushing teeth with a sprig of broccoli.  ? 72, trysuri.com

Suri

According to Suri, as many as four billion toothbrushes are thrown in the bin every year.

Make it smaller by scrubbing your gnaws with this electric brush, which uses reusable plant-based heads and can be easily repaired if it breaks.

It is greener than brushing teeth with a sprig of broccoli.

Buy it for £ 72 from Try Suri.

Fairphone 4

Fairphone 4 A testament to the fact that choosing a more eco-friendly phone does not have to mean compromising on specifications, the Android-powered Fairphone 4 has a 6.3-inch Full HD + screen and two 48 MP cameras.  From? 499, fairphone.com

Fairphone 4

Proof that the choice of a more eco-friendly phone does not have to mean compromising on specifications, the Android-powered Fairphone 4 has a 6.3-inch Full HD + screen, two 48 MP cameras on the back and support for fast 5G.

Its modular design means you can repair it yourself, but the chassis is still splash and dustproof.

Buy it from £ 499 from Fairphone.

Triwa SUB Ocean Plastic

Triwa SUB Ocean Plastic Waterproof to 10 m and made of recycled sea plastic, this diving watch should feel at home under the sea.  Available in three colors?  blue, orange and black?  and with a rotating bezel.  ? 129, triwa.com

Triwa SUB Ocean Plastic

Waterproof all the way down to 10 m and made of recycled sea plastic, this Triwa diving watch should feel at home under the sea.

Available in three colors – navy blue, orange and black – and with a rotating bezel plus oversized luminous indexes and hands, it should also look like home on your wrist.

Buy it for £ 129 from Triwa.

Anti lamp

Anti Lamp Upcycling is an ingenious way to cut down on waste, but what if you do not have the skills to do so?  Anti will do the hard work for you by turning old umbrellas into desk and table lamps that use energy efficient bulbs and will not be blown upside down at the slightest hint of wind.  ? 120 (table) and? 160 (desktop) anti-waste.com

Anti Lamp (Photo: Yeshen Venema)

Upcycling is an ingenious way to cut down on waste, but what if you do not have the skills to do so?

Anti will do the hard work for you, turning old umbrellas into desk and table lamps that use energy efficient bulbs and will not be blown upside down at the slightest hint of wind.

Buy it for £ 120 (table) and £ 160 (desk) from Anti-Waste.

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