- What would be the characteristics of a true (i.e. minimally environmentally
damaging) "Green Machine" and how might such a machine not meet
current operating expectations in order to meet the environmental restrictions?
- What steps are being taken by current manufacturers to reduce their
environmental impact? Propose further steps that might be taken by which
manufacture can be altered or modified to minimize the environmental impact.
What effects might these changes have on the price of computers?
- Describe the steps that can be taken to minimize the risks to the company
employees, and outline an educational plan for employees to reduce the
environmental hazards of computing.
- Most companies realize that they will probably replace any machine
they purchase in about 4 to 5 years. What steps can be taken to recycle
computer parts? Describe innovative projects to reduce this problem.
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