Today is Blog Action Day. Held on Oct. 15 every year, it’s an event that unites thousands of bloggers worldwide, highlighting a particular issue. This year’s theme is climate change.
As web workers, most of us don’t face the same daily commute that our cubicle-dwelling colleagues do, and it’s easy to think that we’re already “doing our bit” for climate change (although there is some debate as to whether web workers are truly green). Reducing transportation is great, but there’s still much more that you can do. Today is an opportunity to brainstorm some ways to reduce the resources you consume and the carbon emissions you’re responsible for.
We’ll be providing some tips for reducing your impact on the environment today, but we’ve already published quite a lot of posts on the topics of sustainability and reducing energy consumption for web workers. Here are some highlights:
- Resource Rationalization for the Home Office
- It’s Easier Than You Think to be a Green Web Worker
- Where’s the Power: Energy Awareness for Web Workers
- My Web Working Resolution: Be More Green
- Getting Green About Work Meetings
If you’re interested in technology and the environment, you should read our sister blog, Earth2Tech.
What steps are you taking to minimize your environmental impact?