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What‘s the carbon footprint of an email?

Nowadays we are all asking ourselves “How can I reduce my carbon footprint?” And many of us are spending more and more time online – working remotely as well as streaming our favorite series and listening to music. In many cases business travel has also been replaced by chats, video calls, and, of course, emails.
Email’s carbon footprint depends on the energy used in the data center
Email’s carbon footprint depends on the energy used in the data center
Each of these online activities still cause carbon emissions, even if only a few grams. more
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What is green computing?

In the modern world, most of us use computing equipment on a daily basis at home or at work. So do you ever wonder about the environmental impact of all this computer usage? Or how the electricity costs related to computers affects your wallet or a company’s bottom line?
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Will turning off your laptop at night contribute to a sustainable future?
From giant data centers to your personal laptop, green computing is all about cutting energy consumption and recycling resources to build a more sustainable future. more
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Recycle computer parts and other e-waste – safely!

You’ve noticed that your phone is slowing down, or you wish your old computer had more bells and whistles. So you start looking around for a new device – but what do you do with the old one? Nowadays there are a lot of options for recycling hardware and disposing of e-waste.
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Donating or recycling used hardware is the planet-friendly option
Just make sure you take the right steps to backup and wipe your data first! more
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mail.com now running on wind energy

Company’s own data center in Lenexa, KS is now operating on 100% clean energy. more
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