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Mohu Creates HDTV Antennas from Old Set-Top Boxes

ReLeaf antennas are now available
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RALEIGH, N.C.—One man’s trash is another man’s antenna. To coincide with International Recycling Day, TV antenna maker Mohu has announced it has created an HDTV antenna made from recycled cable set-top boxes and post-consumer recycled paper. Mohu says that ReLeaf was created to counteract cable byproduct and energy waste.

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ReLeaf’s clamshell, which houses the components that translate TV wave signals into live TV, is made entirely from recycled plastic of discarded cable set-top boxes. According to Mohu, a pound of plastic from set-top boxes can create up to 40 ReLeaf antenna clamshells. Post-consumer recycled paper is used to create the flat portion of the antenna that catches broadcast TV waves.

In addition, ReLeaf is packaged in post-consumer recycled cardboard.

ReLeaf is now available at a price of $49.99. It is sold exclusively at releaf.gomohu.com.