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Re: Greening Laptop Use



The availability of computer take back options for end of computer life should also of course be part the "greenness" assessment. This site has information: 
  
  http://www.computertakeback.com/


- Paul Orum
202-507-3211



--- On Fri, 12/5/08, Gary Miller <gmiller@istc.illinois.edu> wrote:

> From: Gary Miller <gmiller@istc.illinois.edu>
> Subject: Greening Laptop Use
> To: p2tech@great-lakes.net
> Date: Friday, December 5, 2008, 11:12 AM
> Today I came across this article
> http://www.slate.com/id/2205761/
> 
> I guess I had never looked at this resource before.  They
> are addressing many sustainability/p2 questions.
> 
> My question, do you agree with their recommendations on
> laptop use and laptops versus desktops.  Is there a current
> ranking or rating of the green-ness of laptop and PC
> products.
> 
> I am finding that now more than ever organizations are
> trying to address energy saving and are looking for
> guidance.
> 
> Gary Miller
> 
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