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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Green IT Factsheet

Title:
Green IT Factsheet

Abstract:
Information Technology (IT) offers many benefits including increased productivity, access to information, and convenience. However, the production, use, and disposal of computers require large amounts of energy and resources. Green IT enhances the sustainability of computing through manufacturing lower impact materials and products, reduced energy consumption of data centers and computers, and better recycling and end of life management.

URL:
http://css.snre.umich.edu/sites/default/files/Green_IT_Factsheet_CSS09-07.pdf

Source:
Center for Sustainable Systems - University of Michigan

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
August 2016

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

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