Turning good data centers into better neighbors

June 4, 2012 by  
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As the demand for data storage explodes, data center owners are having to dramatically scale up operations — and resource demands. Here's what they can learn from their brick-and-mortar peers about working with their communities.

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Toshiba Steps Up E-Waste Recycling to Include Copiers

April 27, 2011 by  
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In addition to expanding ite e-waste takeback program, the company has reached record levels of materials recycled, growing 410 percent by weight since 2009.

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Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Data Center Design

April 27, 2011 by  
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This guide from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory spans the categories of IT systems and their environmental conditions with a goal of making it easier for data center owners and operators to get the most compute power per watt.

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High Carbon Emissions Could Sink Firm Values

April 26, 2011 by  
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A company’s value declines on average by $202,000 for every additional thousand metric tons of emissions, according to researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Georgetown University and the University of Notre Dame.

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School Salad Bars, Organic Berries, Biopesticides Win NRDC Food Awards

April 26, 2011 by  
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The third annual Growing Green Awards from the Natural Resources Defense Council recognize leading individuals and organizations across the sustainable food movement, from farm to table — or school cafeteria.

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Green Grid Unveils New Metrics for Data Center Carbon, Water Use

December 6, 2010 by  
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The tech industry association is expanding on its ubiquitous PUE formula to help data center owners and operators get a fuller picture of their environmental impacts by measuring the carbon outputs and water use of data centers.

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