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Care Innovations: Responsibility For Being Green

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Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are concepts taught to our society starting at a young age. But it is important to add another word to this popular saying, Rethink. The only way to successfully eliminate E-waste would be to rethink the methods of how we are creating products in the first place. Companies are starting to face the challenging task of creating products that are environmentally friendly, but the products aren't the only part of the system that is harming the environment. Packaging and software also can have negative effects on the environment. Companies are creating packaging that comes from recycled material, so now they can continue to be recycled over and over again to just create more packaging when they are done. The pressure is now falling onto engineers to face the challenge of "greener" electronics.