Unplug your chargers
Even if they are not connected to your device, they are still draining electricity. Most likely your total savings by unplugging your chargers will not be more than a dollar a year. But why would you even waste a small amount of electricity if you don't have to.
Use your tablet
Your tablet uses up to 26 times less energy than your desktop computer. Your laptop uses up to 3 times less energy than your desktop computer.
Unsubscribe from newsletters and fight junk mail
Digital traffic costs a lot of server capacity. These servers use a lot of electricity. Every day millions and millions of unwanted newsletters and junk emails are spread out over our globe without any benefit. Make sure to hit the unsubscribe button below unwanted e-mails for a happier planet and a happier you.
Shutdown your computer when you're finished
Try to avoid the standby modus. Does it really take a lot of time to start your computer all over again? Most of the energy consumption of electronics is used while they are not in use.
Switch off your screen
Is that screen on standby? Switch it off!
Dim the light of your screen
Adjust it to the amount of light around you. This will save your eyes as well.
Use your energy saving modus
Your daily digital activities don’t need a lot of battery power. Take a look at the power management options of your computer.
Earn money with your old electronics
Search for online companies that give you money for old notebooks and phones.learn how
Buy second hand electronics
Many stores offer refurbished or second hand electronics.buy it
Repair or upgrade your old computer
The footprint of a replacement part for your computer is a lot smaller than a new machine.
Clean up your computer
Think about the cookies, temporary internet files and old settings and programs. It makes your computer more efficient. And who is not happier with a faster computer?
Shutdown your computer overnight
Try to make a habit of it.
Get a green host for your website
The internet will soon be responsible for nearly 10% of our global electricity use.learn more
Recycle your old electronics
Bring your old electronics to the closest electronics shop you can find. They will recycle them for you. Wait! And take those old batteries with you as well!learn how
Use Ecosia for searching online
Save the planet while searching online. Set Ecosia as your default search engine. Half of their revenue goes to planting new trees.try it