Staying ahead of e-waste
If you are responsible for or concerned with e-waste regulations and environmental responsibility, it’s important to stay current with the latest news and developments. Here’s how we can help:
- Communities. The E-Waste, Green IT & Sustainability Community brings environmental and sustainability professionals to discuss, share and learn all things green IT
- News Bureau. Subscribe to E-Waste News to receive a summary of breaking news related to the greening of IT and the socially responsible disposal of e-waste
- Regulations. Our E-Waste and Environmental Regulations Databases are an invaluable resource covering state, federal and international regulations
Sustainable Computing Resources
The following resources can help you assess your current practices, chart a roadmap toward greater sustainability and ensure regulatory compliance.
IDC White Paper: Beyond Power: IT’s Roadmap to Sustainable Computing
While IT vendors are rushing to market more energy-efficient technologies, no one is talking about the impact of technology change on the environment — or your bottom line. In this groundbreaking paper, IDC advocates broadening green IT efforts to increase IT sustainability, including extending equipment lifecycles, repurposing idle technology and managing zero-impact disposition.
Redemtech Sustainable Computing Assessment
A free online assessment that allows you to measure how your IT lifecycle management policies stack up to industry best practices. This short but insightful assessment produces a report that shows how your processes stack up in each critical area of sustainable computing.
Redemtech White Paper: High Stakes ITAM: Playing the Odds or Managing the Risk?
A single mistake leading to a governance, privacy or environmental breach can easily cost millions and tarnish the reputation of any company. This white paper discusses why old IT asset management methods must be reformed to provide more rigorous control and ensure greater reliability of critical processes — commensurate with burgeoning risks and costs.
Redemtech Presentation: Greening the Bottom Line: Creating Sustainable IT
A responsible approach to IT asset management can drive efficiencies in IT procurement and have a significant positive budget impact while simultaneously reducing technology’s impact on the environment. Learn tactics for effective reuse and case history examples of proven methods that are helping major organizations today satisfy triple bottom line demands for economic, social and environmental sustainability.
Redemtech E-Waste and Environmental Regulations Database
Electronic waste is a quickly expanding source of environmental pollution around the world, triggering more stringent regulations. This regulatory database contains regulations, established laws, national decrees, statutes, ordinances and pending legislation on e-waste and environmental matters across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Shades of green IT
What's green IT really mean? Use the “3Rs” to achieve reduced environmental impact, IT sustainability and greater cost savings.
- Decrease acquisition
- Extend IT lifecycles
- Repair and refurbish
- Procure used equipment
- Redeploy idle technology
- Remarket surplus IT
- Donate to charity
- Harvest parts
- Zero landfill
- Zero export
- Zero incineration
- Zero prison labor
When you Reduce the demand for new technology, capitalize on every opportunity for Reuse, and Recycle responsibly and securely at end-of-life, you create positive benefits for the environment, your business and our society.