“Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, Nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge. Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favorable comparison with the products of Nature, the living cell of a plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life.” Thomas Alva Edison
WE Magazine for Women has scoured the WEB to find interesting and compelling Earth Day Articles for our readers. Here are 5 Tech articles about Going Green and lessoning your Carbon Footprint on Earth Day and EVERY DAY!
1. In celebration of Earth Day, SSD Technology Partners is teaming up with Goodwill Industries of Delaware to provide businesses an environmentally safe option to getting rid of unwanted electronics. So Gather up all your unused computer equipment and dispose of it in a safe and friendly manner! Read more at Technology Recycling Earth Day Event
2. “Green is Universal” is an ongoing initiative within NBCUniversal dedicated to increasing ecological and “green” awareness. Launched in 2007, the initiative is largely responsible for the more than 250 hours of green programming and content that airs annually over more than 50 NBCUniversal brands.
Hundreds of College and High School Campuses around the nation are participating in Green Cleanup in their communities. What are you doing?
3. ECO-FRIENDLY APPS: If you’ve got a smartphone, there are plenty of good apps available that can help you be just a little bit greener. The Good Guide for the iPhone allows you to scan product barcodes and tells you what effects that product has on the environment and your health, and whether it’s associated with any social responsibility efforts. Read other Techie Ways to Go Green
4. Print PDFs instead of pages ~ Still using paper? Hey, this is the digital age! It’s no longer necessary to print a document just so you can fax it, stick it in a file drawer, or share it with co-workers. Instead, simply “print” your pages as PDF files, which you can then e-mail, stick in a hard-drive folder, or share with co-workers (electronically, of course). Read more at The Tech-pert: 5 Cheap Ways to Go Green for Earth Day 2011
5. The WEB Goes Green for the Day ~ Mashable has written about some popular sites and how they are celebrating Earth Day: As always, many popular websites are raising awareness about this day; this year Google is celebrating with an animated, interactive Doodle on its homepage and Yahoo also sports a cute animated logo in a similar vein.
Be sure to check out our Video of the Week ~ The Earth is My Church
And feel free to share your Earth Day projects with the readers of WE Magazine for Women (in the comments section below).