Would you like to purchase a more energy efficient, greener computer system but don’t know where to begin?
Visit www.epeat.net. According to their web site “The Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) is a procurement tool to help large volume purchasers in the public and private sectors evaluate, compare, and select desktop computers, notebooks, and monitors based on their environmental attributes”. This tool has been endorsed by National Resources Canada.
There are various initiatives right here at the University of Waterloo to help the campus community to make more sustainable choices when it comes to the procurement and general use of IT. Visit the Green IT Advisory Group (GITAG) website for useful resources on how to make more environmentally sound IT decisions.