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Green Tech Resources A Jaeger 10 Ntc

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A few online resources to help with Green Technology for social benefit organizations, libraries and government agencies. Created for the Greening Your Technology session at NTC in 2010.

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  1. 1. <ul><li>EPEAT: http:// www.epeat.net </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) is an easy-to-use, on-line tool helping institutional purchasers select and compare computer desktops, laptops and monitors based on their environmental attributes. EPEAT-registered products are designated Gold, Silver or Bronze according to how they meet certain criteria. </li></ul><ul><li>EPA's Plug-In to eCycling: http:// www.epa.gov/plugin </li></ul><ul><li>Plug-In to eCycling is a partnership between EPA and leading consumer electronics manufacturers, retailers, and mobile service providers that fosters and promotes opportunities for individuals to donate or recycling their electronics . </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Electronics Challenge: http:// www.federalelectronicschallenge.net </li></ul><ul><li>While the FEC is only open to Federal Agencies and Facilities, the website has numerous tools and resources for any industry. Information includes: greening your electronics through acquisition and procurement, operation and maintenance, and end-of-life management. </li></ul>Green Resources
  2. 2. <ul><li>Climate Savers Computing Initiative : www.climatesaverscomputing.org . Climate Savers Computing Initiative member companies commit to purchasing energy-efficient PCs and servers for new IT purchases, and to broadly deploying power management. Board member organizations: Dell Inc. ,  Google Inc. ,   HP ,   Intel Corporation ,   Microsoft Corporation ,   World Wildlife Fund . </li></ul><ul><li>Greener Computing : www.greenercomputing.com A newsletter on a range of green computing issues. It’s not all focused on IT administrators, but provides a lot of different interesting reading for those interested in the topic.   </li></ul><ul><li>TechSoup’s GreenTech Initiative : www.techsoup.org/greentech / Our mission is to help social benefit organizations reduce their environmental impact through the effective use of technology. </li></ul>Green Resources
  3. 3. Green Resources <ul><li>McKinsey study (requires membership): http://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/How_IT_can_cut_carbon_emissions_2221 </li></ul><ul><li>Treehugger : http:// www.treehugger.com/science_technology/?campaign = th_nav_scitech A Discovery Company green blog with a science and technology section. </li></ul><ul><li>Heath Clancy : http:// twitter.com/HeathClancy High-tech journalist/blogger with a bent for green technology and corporate sustainability. </li></ul><ul><li>Calculating emissions at the CarbonFund.org: http://www.carbonfund.org/site/pages/carbon_calculators/category/Assumptions </li></ul><ul><li>EcoGeek : http://www.ecogeek.org/component/content/category/37 Blog with a category on Computers and Gadgets. </li></ul><ul><li>WWF study on teleworking’s ability to reduce emissions: http:// assets.panda.org/downloads/wwfteleworking.pdf </li></ul>
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