Happy Earth Day, wonderful earthlings! We hope you’re enjoying all the articles we’ve been putting out this week—and we’re not done yet. Now that you can spot repairable phones in the wild and fix battery issues, we’re gonna school you on the dark side of smartphone manufacturing.

Repair your phone.

We love our phones. A lot. 84% of people report that they can’t go a single day without texting their boo, calling their mamas, swiping right for a date, or binge-watching cat videos. We’d be lost without our phones—but your phone has a bigger impact on the environment than you might think: 

Remember, the greenest cell phone is the one that’s already in your pocket! Happy Earth Day, and—as always—happy fixing.  

Director of Communications & Advocacy at iFixit. Fluent in Parseltongue. Right to Repair Rebel. Eats everything with a side of rice. Sometimes I tweet here: @kaykayclapp

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