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ALSO CALLED: Environment Protection Agency, Environmental Protection Agency
DEFINITION: Green computing is the environmentally responsible use of computers and related resources. Such practices include the implementation of energy-efficient central processing units (CPUs), servers and peripherals as well as reduced resource consumption and proper disposal of electronic waste (e-waste).One of the earliest initiatives toward green computing in the United States was the voluntary labeling  … 
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Climate Savers Computing Initiative
sponsored by Intel Corporation
PODCAST: Lorie Wigle discusses Intel's work through the newly launched initiative to establish innovative energy efficiency and power management targets for the computing industry. Find out how we can make a difference - one computer at a time.
Posted: 31 Oct 2007 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2007

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EPA DEFINITION (continued): …  program known as Energy Star. It was conceived by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1992 to promote energy efficiency in hardware of all kinds. The Energy Star label became a common sight, especially in notebook computers and displays. Similar programs have been adopted in Europe and Asia.Government regulation, however well-intentioned, is only part of an overall green computing philosophy. The work habits of computer users and businesses can be modified to minimize adverse impact on the global environment. Here are some steps that can be taken: Power-down the CPU and all peripherals … 
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