What We Do

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The U.S. wireless industry supports the universal charger solution (UCS) in all new wireless devices by January 1, 2012, which will provide an estimated 50 percent reduction in standby energy consumption.

What We Do

CTIA-The Wireless Association® and the wireless industry's sustainability efforts include developing eco-friendly products and services, implementing energy-efficient measures in network operations and business practices and educating consumers about recycling their wireless devices (e.g. cellphones and smartphones) and accessories. By changing our own practices and providing innovative solutions and applications for other industries, we are making major contributions to creating a low-carbon economy.

In this section, CTIA provides an overview on how our members “go green” in their utility/water efficiency; recycling and e-waste; devices and packaging; and operations.

The U.S. wireless recognizes our responsibility for the health of the planet and future generations. To learn more about a CTIA member’s specific “go green” initiatives, please click here.