02 Jun '11, 4pm

Reduce your electric bill by going green:

Go rechargeable Of the 15 billion batteries produced and sold each year, most of them are disposable alkaline batteries, and only a fraction of those are recycled. Look for electronics that are rechargeable. For removable batteries, lithium-ion (Li-Ion) and nickel metal hydride (NiMH) are cost-effective, green alternatives. The fastest battery chargers can juice up AAs in as little as 15 minutes, and will pay for themselves quite quickly. Kill Vampire Power Just because your cell phone is unplugged from the charger or your TV is off, doesn't mean these devices aren't drawing a current and running up your electricity bill. Many AC adapters (or "wall warts") if left plugged in will continue to pull a current from the wall socket (you may notice they are warm to the touch). Many devices that have a standby mode do the same thing. To make sure you aren't wasting energy, pull t...

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How to go green at work:

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Stay green, drive green, charge up your @Zipcar at @ICSF before you go (@GreenBiz)

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