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Solar Powered Energy Efficient Storage

Solar Powered Energy Efficient Storage | green infographics | Scoop.it

Extra Space Storage is on a mission to produce solar powered clean energy and reduce the carbon footprint of our storage facilities. We aim to install 20,000 solar panels this year, and increase the pace of panel installation every year. Energy efficient clean power is good for our customers and our neighborhoods, our planet, and our investors.

By the end of 2011 this program will save 2,000 tons of carbon dioxide and 100 acres of fir trees.

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How Green is the iPhone?

How Green is the iPhone? | green infographics | Scoop.it

If you have ever seen an advertisement for an Apple product you know that they like selling how green their products are, but how green are they really? Each iPhone produces 45 kilograms of carbon dioxide, 57% of which is released during production. In 2010 the iPhones purchased are responsible for 2,350 million kilograms of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere. However, Apple, is attempting to reduce the amount of CO2 evidenced by an 18% reduction in emissions in the iPhone 4.

 

Apple is not the only one that should be expected to go green. We, the consumer, should be doing our part as well. Currently only about 10% of phones are recycled, of the 47 million iPhones sold in 2010 only 4,700,000 were recycled. Which is minuscule when compared to the 42,300,000 that were trashed. Apple, in fact, offers free recycling of their phones...

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The Greening of America’s Companies

The Greening of America’s Companies | green infographics | Scoop.it

For the enterprise, the focus on sustainability is not just about saving the planet; it’s about saving money and impacting the bottom line, too. As major companies like Wal-Mart introduce sustainable business practices to the mainstream, it may soon transform the way we think about going green.

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