Make Your Computer a Green Machine

August 2010
Greentips;2010, p1
The article offers suggestions for minimizing the environmental impact of personal computers. It states that using Energy Star-rated computers, monitors and printers can help in saving energy costs, and products rated by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) have been evaluated by the Green Electronics Council. It suggests to buy computers having the good computing speed and memory, replace parts that need to be replaced, and set the monitor and computer into sleep mode. It mentions that all-in-one peripherals conserve both energy and materials, and suggests to donate old equipment to a school or nonprofit organization.


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