When and How to Dispose Old Computer Equipment

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  • December 13, 2016
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It’s a special day when you get a new desktop or get the opportunity to switch to a lighter and more capable laptop. While transferring files and switching passwords can be a bit challenging, the payoff of a faster and possibly less cumbersome device is typically well worth the extra

Tap an IT MSP for Help With eWaste Planning, Compliance and Disposal

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  • April 20, 2016
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After bursting onto the business scene several years ago, ‘green computing’ has become a familiar topic in today’s SMB exec and IT-leadership circles. The concept of integrating IT into a company’s larger environmental strategy usually includes a few key principles such as: Green technology purchases–including reviewing energy-use specifications and annual

Go Green with These 4 Technology Approaches

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  • June 2, 2015
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As a modern business owner in an ever increasingly connected world, you are probably well aware of the importance of being a global citizen. However, reducing your business’s carbon footprint can not only save the planet but it can save you money and help your business operate more efficiently. Talk

Ground Rules for Green IT: 5 Ways to Get Started

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  • December 18, 2014
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Preserving our environment isn’t the only reason for small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) to adopt Green IT practices. Recent research shows going green with IT can cut operating costs and influence the decisions of customers and prospects. One survey by the global IT consulting firm Fujitsu reported that 95 percent

5 Practical Tips for Reducing Energy Consumption

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  • August 21, 2014
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According to the non-profit association SCORE, across the nation small businesses spend more than $60 billion on energy each year. And with the proliferation of electronic devices of all kinds, the size of this investment isn’t likely to shrink anytime soon – unless leaders at small firms have business reasons

Small Businesses Grow Big with Green Tech

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  • July 15, 2014
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What do extreme weather events have to do with the success of U.S. small business? Everything, according to research group SMB Group. Cataclysmic storms with friendly sounding names like Sandy, California’s record drought and Colorado’s Black Forest Fire — the most destructive in the state’s history — are prompting people

3 Best Practices for Electronics Recycling

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  • April 15, 2014
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According to the State of Green Business 2012 report by GreenBiz, 2.44 million tons of electronics were discarded in 2010, and only about 25% of that was recycled. Why such a small proportion? Perhaps because, as reported in the ITinflections post “When and How to Dispose of Old Computer Equipment,”

How Green Computing & Green Building Fit Together

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  • March 4, 2014
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Discussion around “Green IT” typically focuses on reducing tech power consumption or recycling old IT equipment. But operating in a business landscape increasingly infused with technology of all kinds, small business managers in all types of industries should adopt a broader view. Best practices in “Green Tech” are extending beyond

Reducing Tech Power Consumption

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  • October 10, 2013
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For-profit organizations typically invest most of their planning time devising new ways to increase revenue. Sales and marketing receive much of the focus, since each of these business units is critical to meet long-term customer acquisition and income goals. When each of those departments is successful at achieving its objectives,
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