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Plant a Phone, Grow a Sunflower

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I saw a bit about flowering phones yesterday, but couldn't find a picture. I must have been looking in the wrong place, though, because good ol' Tree Hugger found one with a minimum of fuss. The idea is simple: when you're done with your phone, shove it into the dirt. The casing is made from a biodegradable polymer which will decompose after a few weeks, releasing an embedded dwarf sunflower seed. It's just the case for now, not the whole phone. Too bad, too—it would be lovely if all our electronics could be disposed of so carelessly (it would even be worth the occasional rotting cell phone).

Motorola mobile phone becomes sunflower [TreeHugger]