Gadgets January 31, 2021
With technology moving at a rate of knots it is leaving a large amount of waste in its wake, Nimble are a company with a difference that are committed to not only reducing the environmental impact through smarter production means and materials, but by encouraging the Nimble Community to help reduce the amount of eWaste and plastic ending up in our landfills.
Nimble offers a pre-paid mail-in label for you to send in old electronic devices, plastic cases, mobile phones, cables, etc, directly to their eWaste recycling partner, Homeboy Electronics Recycling, for safe, responsible reclamation. Check out Homeboy Electoronics Recycling at homeboyrecycling.com to learn more about the good things they do. We received the Five Day Fast Portable Charger from Nimble, this powerful power bank is made from Recycled Aluminium Nimble Plant-Based Bioplastics and comes in plastic-free packaging, even the labels are printed with water-based inks. The inside of the battery pack is made from hard, plant-based plastics like corn and sugarcane, these renewable sources will breakdown overtime unlike traditional materials. The outer casing features a “speckle” texture, and uses the natural mineral crystal, mica, and provides a rubbery, soft-touch with lasting protection and a non-slip grip.
It measures up at a compact 3″ x 4.25″ x 1″ and weighs just 340g making it highly portable and offers both 18W Power Delivery (PD) and Quick-Charge 3.0 technology making any charge up to 3x faster. The LED will turn orange when a device is connected and when it is fast charging it will show green letting you know you can get your device up to 80% charge in just 30 mins. The 13000 mAh battery can provide five full phone charges before it needs to be recharged, it works with most devices iPhone, iPads, Android devices and more. Included with the charger is a 12 in. BPA and PVC-free USB-A to USB-C cable making them less harmful to the environment whilst maintaining durability, flexibility and efficiency. The Magnetic Cable Management keeps cables tidy with a detachable, soft-touch storage strap that magnetically attach the cables to the bottom of the charger. This power bank will keep you going for days whilst the sustainable materials and e-waste recycling programme helps you support a good cause at the same time. RRP $89.95
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5-Day Fast Portable Charger
- Internal structure is made from hard, plant-based plastics
- High-Speed charging
- Fast-Charge indicator
- Charges four devices at one time
- Recycled plastic bag included
- Plastic free packaging
- Magnetic cable management
- Partnered with Homeboys Electronics Recycling