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mu mu Handcrafts Sustainable iPhone Cases That You Can Also Trade in Later
Posted By Lenny Silverman On October 12, 2012 @ 4:34 pm In Green Graphics & Packaging,Green Products,Innovation,Reader Submitted Content | No Comments
mu mu , a design and manufacturing workshop based in Cambridgeshire, UK, has made a business out of creating sustainable accessories for iDevices. Run by a three-man team , mu mu works with creatives that design, craft, hand finish, package and ship each one of their products. They use local suppliers where possible, and when not, they keep sourcing within the UK to not only keep their carbon footprint down, but to keep money in the local economy.
With new tech coming out before you can even blink an eye, waste abounds, but starting October 29th, mu mu  will be launching a case upgrade program where customers can trade in their old mu mu  cases for a discount on the latest version for their handset. The returned cases will be re-sanded and oiled and either offered as refurbished cases or as desk clocks (it’s a brewing idea).
mu mu  also has a great upcoming program, dubbed ‘Packaging Return’ where customers can send back their packaging in return for a 10% discount code. The packaging won’t end up in a landfill and mu mu  can re-use the foam inserts and outer packaging.
mu mu recently released the SLIDE 2.0  for the iPhone 5 – check it out at their site!
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URLs in this post:
 mu mu: http://projectmumu.com/
 three-man team: http://projectmumu.com/pages/about-us-1
 old mu mu: http://projectmumu.com/collections/slide
 SLIDE 2.0: http://projectmumu.com/products/slide-2-0
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