19 Jul '11, 11am

Ask Pablo: Is @Nexflix Streaming Greener? The Answer May Surprise You #netflix

Ask Pablo: Is @Nexflix Streaming Greener? The Answer May Surprise You #netflix

Of course there are several other options for watching films and television shows online. Amazon offers unlimited online viewing of 6,000 films and television shows for $79 per year and you can download television episodes and films from iTunes. What Is The Impact of Home Delivery of DVDs? In Ask Pablo: Is Netflix Saving The World? I calculated that the emissions from mailing Netflix's first billion DVDs was 320 metric tons of CO2 -equivalents, or 0.32 grams per disk. As with any of the options, your impact will vary depending on how many films you consume. In the case of home delivery there is an additional consideration for your distance from the closest Netflix warehouse. For my calculation the distance was based on their average member. Another option for enjoying films is to pick them up from your local video rental store or a supermarket DVD vending machine such as R...

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