We loved showing our local MP David Rutley around our UK facility in Poynton. We spoke about the importance of making IT hardware more sustainable, and shared our model for keeping technology in use for longer.
This article from Gartner shares strategies that can be taken to align businesses with a more circular approach to their supply chain. Adopting a circular approach to IT makes IT more sustainable. Read more here
The internet has a physical footprint as it requires electricity to run the datacentres, the networking infrastructure and the devices we use to access it. This electricity produces a carbon footprint. Websites that are designed in an energy efficient manner produce less carbon. The more autoplay video, high res images and content on a site, the more energy it takes to show this content- meaning a greater carbon footprint for the page.
We were inspired to build a more energy efficient site through our friend Gerry McGovern and from learning about Wholegrain digital. We consciously designed and built our site to highlight this issue and as a result this site is cleaner than most websites and we’re focussed on continually improving this.
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