We’ve all heard that shutting down your computer at the end of the work day is a good idea from an environmental point of view but have you ever wondered just how much difference it makes? This great article has the answers – which, of course, vary from computer to computer – proving beyond a doubt that turning computers off is a simple yet effective step towards better energy efficiency.
Why Shutting Down Your Computer is Good?
According to the article, shutting down your computer at the end of an average work day can cut your CO2 emissions by 450 pounds per year. Sounds like that extra five minutes to reboot your computer in the morning might just be worth it.
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It’s the combination of small steps that make the difference in the long run. Small, simple steps – turning off appliances when not in use, using continuous cloth towel instead of air hand dryers, using recycled options for products such as textile floor mats – are the perfect way to create a greener, cleaner, healthier work place.
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