Sustainable Electronics News: What We’re Reading
Welcome to GEC’s Sustainable Electronics News Roundup for the week ending March 3, 2017. Below, we’ve shared a few of the many articles that captured our attention this week.
February 24, 2017 | GreenBiz
More and more companies are incorporating sustainability criteria into their procurement activities, according to new research.
February 27, 2017 | Computer Weekly
Although smartphones have become increasingly energy-efficient over the years, which has helped to decrease greenhouse gas emissions in the use phase, the manufacturing phase remains hugely reliant on fossil fuels, according to the environmental group.
February 28, 2017 | Data Center Frontier
The data center industry has emerged as a leading player in the market for renewable energy, as cloud computing platforms shift to solar and wind power their servers.
March 1, 2017 | The Guardian
The illegal dumping of waste mixed with mass untreated sewage in India’s Silicon Valley is creating a water crisis which threatens residents’ health – and is causing the city’s famous lakes to catch fire.