(Stock photo) One-size-fits-all means fewer chargers will wind up in the landfill, less electronic waste, and fewer resources consumed in manufacturing chargers.
Europeans Realize Dream of a Single Charger for All Cellphones
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AUGUST 10, 2010
Priya Ganapati, CNN

Thanks to the efforts of the European Commission, most cellphones sold in Europe will have a one-size-fits-all charger starting in 2011. So far, 10 major cellphone makers, including Apple, Motorola, Samsung and Research In Motion, have signed on to the agreement.
Read the story by Priya Ganapati: www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/mobile/08/09/universal.cellphone.charger.wired
Read more on Wired.com: www.wired.com/gadgetlab/europe-gets-universal-phone-charger, by Brian X. Chen