Going green involves adopting eco-friendly alternatives to conserve energy and other resources. High upfront and maintenance costs deter businesses from taking most green initiatives, but green computing initiatives result in direct cost savings with little additional investment
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The Green IT channel at Bright Hub is here to help to any home or business that wants to compute in a more ecologically friendly manner. The channel contains a wealth of articles, how to’s and reviews that explain the benefits of going green and which will enable you to choose the best green technical solutions, reduce your impact on the environment or reduce your electricity bill.
From the origins of Energy Star to reviews of energy saving software Managing Editor, Michele McDonough, and her team of writers lead you on a journey into the world of eco-friendly computing. Learn how to properly dispose of computers and other electronic waste, known as e-waste, with articles such as this on recycling printer cartridges. Find out all about cloud computing and virtualization. Gain a better understanding of how technology impacts the environment and what you can do to help reduce waste, cut costs and lower emissions.
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A common misconception that many small business owners have is that investing in green technology is out of their financial reach. This may have been the case fifteen years ago but not today. There are several funding options and the energy savings will pay for the project in a relatively short time