Go Green: Rent Everything
Created 6/23/2010 11:20:06 AM 
More and more renting seems like an easier way to “go green” while cutting costs. While not everything should be rented, (toothbrushes, underwear, etc.) most things can be, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise that you can borrow just about anything without having to leave your home, or office, or coffee shop – basically anywhere you use your computer.
e-Stewards: New Certification System for E-Waste Recycling
Created 5/10/2010 8:15:55 AM 
The problem of e-waste: Between the breakneck pace of technological progress and our voracious appetite for gadgets, we're accumulating piles of obsolete computers, cell phones, and other electronic junk. This stuff is hard to dispose of because it's full of many different materials and tends to contain toxins like mercury, lead, and arsenic. This junk is often shipped overseas where it's "recycled" with very little oversight and becomes an environmental and public health disaster.
Holy Green Computing
Created 12/18/2009 8:24:48 AM 
Computer equipment and data centers take up lots of space, suck a ton of energy, and generate a large amount of heat. Whereas keeping sets of servers cool can be a complicated endeavor, the city of Helsinki is putting that excess thermal energy to good use with the creation of what a local power firm has called the “greenest data center on the planet“.
Financial Rewards of EcoATMs
Created 10/16/2009 8:17:29 AM 
Almost all consumer electronics (mobile phones, computers, monitors, printers, etc.) contain toxic materials such as lead, mercury, arsenic and a broad variety of other materials that pose a threat to the environment and health. The challenge is to extend device usage to end-of-life, safely mine existing eWaste for materials, and design new devices with planned reclamation using reclaimed materials where possible.
Save money with the Ecostrip
Created 12/18/2007 8:24:41 AM 
If your desk is like everybody else, you have all sorts of power sucking gadgets sitting around that draw power whether your computer is on or off. A new surge protector called the USB Ecostrip can help you stop the energy drain. It helps the forgetful mind to power down other devices that shares the same power strip each time the PC is shut down. This is a great invention for those who want to go green at home and at the office.
Garbage In...Compost Out
Created 12/4/2007 7:16:53 AM 
A home composting appliance that recycles food and paper waste into rich, organic compost fertilizer without any smell or mess. This computer-controlled machine is fully automatic and can be used right where waste is generated. NatureMill, which was developed by Russ Cohn, from San Francisco CA, is small enough to sit in the corner of a kitchen, utility room, garage or shed.
Swap your E-waste for Cash
Created 11/2/2007 8:21:20 AM 
E-waste is the popular name for electronic products nearing the end of their "useful life." Computers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are common electronic products. Many of these can be reused, refurbished, or recycled. Unfortunately, electronic discards is one of the fastest growing segments of our nation's waste stream. Check out this company that will pay you to get rid of them.
Profitable recycled computer's art
Created 9/27/2007 7:25:15 AM 
Computer recycling is nothing new. What's new is the creative ways people have found to do so. Some companies build computers out of salvaged parts and others donate still working equipment to people that can use them. Check how this artist has decided to recycle his old machines.
Sell your junk computer for big cash
Created 6/12/2007 4:05:37 PM 
Everything is happening so fast. Computers that are only 20 years old are completely outmoded, and even today PCs that are only five years old are considered outdated. Somewhere in a junk heap near you lies the neglected, yellowed carcass of a computer once loved and admired. And while you may not want to admit it, your brand-new zillion-gigahertz whiz-bang tower of power likely will be covered in a blanket of dust in a few years, too.


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