Tag Archive: green ICT

Apr 26 2013

5 reasons why tech companies have not embraced green ICT

Although greenhouse gas emissions from ICT is considerably less than that of other industries, current levels could double by 2020. Here are five reasons why tech companies have not yet embraced green ICT. Earlier this week, 22 April 2013 to be exact, Earth Day was celebrated. Earth Day, which was first held in 1970, is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2013/04/5-reasons-tech-companies-embraced-green-ict/

Apr 20 2012

8 energy saving tips for your portable devices

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In time for Earth Day this weekend, here are 8 energy saving tips your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Sunday, 22 April is Earth Day; a day when we are supposed to appreciate and increase awareness of the Earth’s natural environment. Recognizing the impact of computing devices on the environment, particularly carbon emissions, and in our …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2012/04/8-energy-saving-tips-for-your-portable-devices/

Sep 07 2011

Where do our electronic devices go to die?

This post discusses electronic waste (e-waste), highlights some of the health and environmental effects, and suggests what we in the Caribbean should be doing to address this important issue. Do you know what happens to your electronic devices – laptop, mobile phone, PC, TV, DVD player, etc. – when you no longer have any use …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2011/09/where-do-our-electronic-devices-go-to-die/

Apr 19 2011

5 ways to reduce your computing carbon footprint

Following from an earlier post on Green ICT, and again in light of Earth Day this weekend, this post suggests some ways in which greenhouse gas emissions from computers can be reduced. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions will increasingly become the responsibility of all global citizens. In the Caribbean, most countries have not yet implemented comprehensive …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2011/04/5-ways-to-reduce-your-computing-carbon-footprint/

Apr 12 2011

Must you still go to the office? A case for teleworking in the Caribbean

Is your commute time to the office longer than 30 minutes outside of rush hour traffic? Do you maintain weekday accommodations to reduce your commute time to and from work?  Do you find yourself either getting to the office earlier than necessary or staying at work later than you should just to beat the traffic? …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2011/04/must-you-still-go-to-the-office-a-case-for-teleworking-in-the-caribbean/

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