Computer Proposal Project
Are there benefits to using a CRT monitor?
Copper and wiring taken from old computers
What is the environmental impact of using reclaimed metal?
Plant-based plastic for monitor cases
What are the advantages/disadvantages of using plant-based vs. petroleum- based plastics?
Not shipped in bulk (notice the 60, 30, 30 over three years)
How does this affect packing materials and carbon emissions - think transportation?
Company has a plan to take back old computers for parts
What is the impact of this vs. dumping old computers in landfills?
Are there environmental benefits to using an LCD monitor?
Use recycled metal (15%)
What is the environmental impact of using recycled metal?
Shipped in bulk
How much does shipping in bulk reduce packing materials?
Company has an incentive for upgrading outdated computers
What are the environmental benefits of upgrading vs. buying new computers and/or dumping old ones in landfills?