SMBs with no e-waste plan are throwing money out the window, study says

Most SMBs in Ontario are dumping their electronic castoffs instead of recycling them – and wasting valuable opportunities to save time and money for their businesses in doing so, a new survey says.A

Published on: November 2nd, 2011 Christine Wong

Video Rewind: David Suzuki gets fired up about green IT

David Suzuki is a name synonymous with environmentalism and sustainability for Canadians. So it's no surprise that he's turned his attention to the IT industry during the last couple of years.It's been estimated

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Green social media contests hosted by David Suzuki and Future Shop

Future Shop and the David Suzuki Foundation are joining forces in an environmental campaign that will showcase a new social network designed to influence positive behaviour change in its members. Two contests hinging

Published on: April 16th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Intelligent thermostats could help Ontario schools save money, cut emissions

Hugues de Milleville had a killer product that could have been a run-away business success, but something was holding him back. The founder of Loretto, Ont.-based Log-One Ltd. has invented and patented a

Published on: February 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Physicist’s energy-efficient home a ‘model’ of green living

Think of the lowly rubber band when incorporating energy-saving concepts into your projects.That's the advice a leading physicist has for designers, architects and builders. Amory Lovins debunked the notion that design can only

Published on: December 4th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Suzuki slams governments, business for ‘inaction’ on climate change

The world economy is fundamentally flawed because it's based on the false assumption that growth can last forever, says David Suzuki.The environmentalist, author, broadcaster and leader of the non-profit David Suzuki Foundation spoke

Published on: November 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Motorola’s Renew cell phone made partly from recycled plastic water bottles

If you ever felt like taking your boat for a spin about 900 km off the California coast, you'd eventually reach the North Pacific Gyre. It wouldn't look like much on the surface,

Published on: March 30th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Five fabulous New Year’s resolutions for tech professionals

As you fill out the last page in your 2008 agenda and rip the cellophane and price tags off your new leather-bound replacement or palm-sized digital upgrade, it's also time to consider what

Published on: December 31st, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Why you lose when your PC doesn’t snooze

One of the more frustrating aspects of launching a new technology project at an organization, such as a new document management system or upgraded CRM software, is that the return on investment (ROI)

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Ted Sampson

MacBook Pro – now with full body armour

Apple has done a complete and meaningful redesign of its top-selling commercial notebook, the MacBook Pro, for durability, serviceability, energy efficiency, and eco-consciousness. A one-piece, rigid, machined aluminum frame (“unibody”) forms the MacBook

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Tom Yager

Green IT: Marketing ploy or new tech?

Green IT is something of a chameleon that appeals to different users on different levels.From a 10,000-foot perspective, it's hard to knock the benefits of energy efficiency, recycling and vendors working side by

Published on: July 24th, 2007 Bruce Hoard

Is it easy being green?

The green IT bandwagon has picked up steam of late, but HP says they've been in on it for years. Its hardware recycling programs, Dynamic Smart Cooling services, and even its Halo video

Published on: July 5th, 2007 Dave Webb