Wooden Mobile Phone Prototype Unveiled in Japan

Wooden Mobile Phone Prototype Unveiled in Japan
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Japanese mobile phone monolith Docomo has developed a mobile phone called the "Touch Wood" built from the excess wood collected during forest thinning.

Jim Moscater
  • 28 september 2009

Japanese mobile phone giant Docomo (with the help of the Sharp and Olympus Corporations, and a Japanese reforestation group known as “More Trees”) has developed a mobile phone called the “Touch Wood” built from the excess materials collected during forest thinning. According to Docomo, the use of thinned wood assists in the health of overgrown forests.

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