Green IT is a term widely used today. It is the reduction of energy consumption, reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, recycling of equipment and products, the proper disposal of waste, including e-waste, the adoption of sustainable architecture techniques, the use of processes that increase the useful life of the equipment and infrastructure of technology and especially the increased environmental awareness of people.
This article will be pointed attitudes practices for your corporation to join the Green IT:
1) Save energy. We suggest to this:
2) Prioritize air conditioning system with:
3) As for equipment:
According to UNEP (The United Nations agency responsible for the environment), annually about 50 million different electronics – cell phones and MP3 players to computers and printers – are discarded and turned into electronic waste. In India, about 60% of the waste includes different type of electronic waste and much of this material ends up in landfills without any treatment. By the action of rain, the toxic components that are part of electronic products eventually reach the groundwater. We cannot forget that millions of Indian households that do not have water system. Water contaminated by these substances can cause various diseases that could be avoided if the electronics are recycled.
Information technology revolutionizes communication and access to knowledge, but the responsibility to the Environment and Health should be prioritized over the interests of consumer and market.
These are some tips that can be applied in our homes and businesses: Reduce + Reuse + Recycle
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