It can be easy to be green! Follow these suggestions and help save the planet
Get on board the green machine! Here's how to assess your technology's green factor and make small changes with big impact. You'll also find tips for using technology in green ways and advice on getting rid of old devices in an environmentally friendly way. Learn what to buy, when to upgrade, where to find green ideas, and much more.
Watch your step — calculate the size of your carbon footprint and see how much your electronics contribute to it
Do your home work — find great advice to help you make the case to your employer for telecommuting options
You have the power — to use less energy, and you'll find lots of ways to do that
Green upgrades — discover how to give your current computer a green makeover
Buying green — learn what to look for when shopping for a new computer and peripherals
When it's time to retire your electronic devices — uncover earth-friendly ways to recycle your old computer and be sure you don't give away your personal data
Sharing is good — see how home networks, device sharing, and Windows Home Server can protect the planet
The green cloud — find out why cloud computing makes green sense
Open the book and find:
What the Energy Star can tell you
Tips for reducing energy use throughout your home
The difference between Energy Star and EnergyGuide
How to decide what to print and what to read on an electronic device
Katherine Murray is a communications expert who specializes in teaching people and businesses how to improve their productivity with Microsoft® technologies. She has written more than 50 books related to Microsoft® Office, Web technologies, and the digital lifestyle, including MICROSOFT® OFFICE WORD 2007 INSIDE OUT.