S1E9 - Green IT - Malinda Lowder Discusses Dramatically Reducing Energy Usage To Save Money And The Planet


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It's not easy being Green. Especially in Technology.

A technology company has all of the normal environmental concerns as any other office such as using paper, resources like lighting and heating an office space. But tech has more responsibilities.

Computers use a lot of power. Data centers full of Servers use a lot of power. They produce a lot of heat that has to be cooled all year round. And computer hardware uses a lot of resources in their production. Parts of computer equipment are made from toxic materials such as lead, mercury, and PCBs. Those need to be responsibly sourced and disposed of properly.

Green IT is a complicated ball of string to unravel.

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