Posted on 18 June 2012
Today’s professional spends much more time working with technology than getting their hands dirty. It’s a simple side effect of the information age. The business world runs off of computers, cloud technology, smartphones and data processing centers, and the savvy professional has a wide array of tech products and gadgets at his disposal to navigate the challenges of their industry. But a balance must be struck. You need to get work done efficiently, but you also don’t want to negatively impact the environment more than is absolutely necessary. So if you care about environmental sustainability, how can you have the best of both worlds? Luckily, many of the largest tech manufacturers now offer a wide array of eco friendly products. Here are some of the best tech products and accessories on the market for the green professional.
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Posted on 11 May 2012
Whether you are personally invested in green living or you don’t know the first thing about the eco-friendly movement that is currently sweeping the globe, it behooves you to be aware of recycling and how it may benefit your business. Even if you think the practice is more trouble than it’s worth, you may be legally bound to comply with recycling mandates. Some states now require that items like aluminum, glass, and some plastics go into a recycling bin rather than a trash can, and failure to comply could result in hefty fines. But nearly everywhere you go it is illegal to toss electronics because they house hazardous materials. So if your business is looking to get rid of some old computer equipment, recycling may be the only option. Read the full story
Posted on 27 April 2012
Several businesses these days have already realized the efficiency of using cloud computing. As it turns out, the benefits of cloud computing may also include lowering your company’s carbon emissions and helping achieve any sustainability goals you’ve set.
Cloud computing, the process of running computer applications from remotes servers like the Internet, helps reduce energy consumption in a few ways. It makes telecommuting more accessible for more employees as they can access information via the cloud versus an internal company server. It also lessens the need for office space because of increased telecommuting and because it eliminates the need for physical data rooms. Read the full story