02/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

How To: Green Your iPod

iPod Nano's and iPod Classic's eco-friendly characteristics--they're arsenic-free glass, brominated flame retardant-free, mercury-free, PVC-free--go a long way to greening electronics. With Apple constantly greening their product, the onus is now falling on users to make the most of battery life to maximize power efficiency, so NaturallySavvy is offering up our solutions for greening the energy-sucking electronics that we just can't live without.

Maximizing energy use is the top priority. The simplest thing you can do is turn the light setting to off on an iPod nano or to 50% on an iPod Classic or iTouch. Lowering the light level or turning it off altogether during the day will up your battery life significantly, reducing the number of times you have to recharge.

Associated Content also lists options for extending the life of your iPhone battery, including turning off the Wi-Fi radio and the equilizer, limiting e-mail checks, and a number of other simple energy saving tips.
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