The Guidelines document on Good Environmental Practices gathers together different advices to help ICT users make a more intelligent and responsible use of the devices and equipment, reducing the energy consumption, extending their life cycle and therefore reducing their carbon footprint.
The document can be downloaded in the Archive – Documents – Smart use of ICT section of this website:
The Guidelines document has been structured in such a way that makes it easy to look up the information and distinguish among different kinds of devices and equipment or different kind of practices. These are the chapters included:
- Good practices for computers and displays
- Good practices for smartphones, tablets and others related
- Good practices for information and e-mail management
- Good practices for printing image devices
The implementation of these good practices can lead in many cases to more than a 50% saving in the everyday energy consumption. If these is done in office buildings it means thousands of greenhouse gases tonnes not emitted to the atmosphere, helping mitigate the climate change and air pollution problems.