In terms of computing, modern life requires enormous amounts of energy. The only way to be absolutely green is to never use a computer, but that is not a possibility in today’s world. However, we can still be more sensitive to the environment as we use our devices, and it is not about doing less. It is about the responsible use of resources.
Here are three ways to put that idea into action:
- Stop yielding to marketing hype and buying more computer than you need.
- Screens and monitors use a lot of energy. Reduce the brightness to the lowest level you can comfortably read.
- Before recycling, try keeping your computer in service. Sell or give it away to someone who will treasure it. That is the greenest option most of the time.
Being green is about being environmentally aware and responsible. Get on board computer geeks, and happy computing
Read more at http://livinggreenmag.com/2014/10/13/green-business/three-steps-greener-computing/#v1YWvpli01XbYEq6.99