|What is Green IT?|
Green computing or Green IT, refers to environmentally sustainable computing or IT.
Green IT principles and practices are defined as the study and practice of designing, manufacturing, using, and disposing of computers, servers, and associated subsystems—such as monitors, printers, storage devices, and networking and communications systems—efficiently and effectively, with minimal or no impact on the environment.
The goals of green computing are similar to green chemistry; reduce the use of hazardous materials, maximize energy efficiency during the product's lifetime, and promote the recyclability or biodegradability of defunct products and factory waste. Research continues into key areas such as making the use of computers as energy-efficient as possible, and designing algorithms and systems for efficiency-related computer technologies.Resource - Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_computing