Cool Apps Roundup: Green Apps

AFP Blog

Cool Apps Roundup: Green Apps : This is the first in a series of blog posts that we'll be doing as part of our new App It Up project called Cool Apps Roundup. This inaugural post will cover a variety of green or environmental apps that are already out there

Green 116

Apps for Going Green

Tech Soup Blog

From helping you make informed purchases to saving you money on your electricity bill, these apps make it fun and easy to go green. Green Outlet. The GoodGuide (Android and iPhone) mobile app helps you find safe, healthy, and green products while you're out and about.

Green 58

Recipe: Very Green Avocado-Tahini Dip from Wild About Greens

Have Fun - Do Good

I can't wait to start cooking from July's VegCookbook , Wild About Greens by Nava Atlas. To get you excited about eatin' your greens, I asked Nava if I could share a recipe with you from the cookbook. She sent over her recipe for Very Green Avocado-Tahini Dip.

Green 96

350.org Is Greening the Planet with Lean, Green IT

Tech Soup Blog

In a time when climate change and developing the green economy are somewhat passé, nonprofits have not given up on the mission. Find out how they're greening the planet and using the leanest greenest IT possible.

Green 56

Why TechSoup Product Donations and Donors Are Green

Tech Soup Blog

This isn't a comprehensive list of all our donor partners' environmental activities, but this time I'd like to talk about Cisco and Symantec and also about our Green Technology Product Donations. The company is also greening its supply chain.

Green 63

Red Light, Green Light for Peer to Peer Fundraising in 2015

Connection Cafe

Here is Shana’s complete list of things to green light (start doing) and red light (stop doing) this year! Green Light: Embrace Your Complainers! Green Light: Bring IRL Back! Hello blogosphere! I know it’s been awhile since you’ve heard from me.

Green 246

Cool Apps Roundup: Green Apps

Tech Soup Blog

This inaugural post will cover a variety of green or environmental apps that are already out there. In my companion blog post on Why Apps Are Green , I talked about how apps permit the use of lighter IT infrastructure like mobile phones to accomplish things we previously used to do just on PCs. Another way that apps can be green is because some of them do environmental things. Planet Green's 7 Best Green Apps for Mobile Phones.

Green 50

Green Geekery

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

a project of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Green Electronics Council ??? I wrote about this tool and an excellent how to purchase a green computer back on Earth Day in April). This gives me a good opportunity to do a green geekery dump of some links I've collected.

Green 65

Why Apps Are Green

Tech Soup Blog

They are not only fun, cheap, and useful, but they're also a green technology. Why Apps Are Green. Apps are green in much the same way as cloud computing is regarded as green. Green though they may be, they don't seem to help that much with information overload.

Green 46

Interview with Carol Baroudi, Author of Green IT For Dummies

Tech Soup Blog

This piece is part of an occasional series we do at GreenTech to profile leaders in the Green IT field. publication, Green IT For Dummies. Indeed, one Amazon review is titled “ Green IT Not Just For Dummies.” Writing Green IT For Dummies was more a labor of love.

Green 81

350.org Is Greening the Planet with Lean, Green IT

Tech Soup Blog

In a time when climate change and developing the green economy are somewhat passé, nonprofits have not given up on the mission. Find out how they're greening the planet and using the leanest greenest IT possible.

Green 46

NTC Goes Green!

NTEN

Check out our 13NTC Green Sponsors that help make all the NTC goodness possible: Artez Interactive. 13ntc Community event green nptech sponsors Program

Green 55

eWeek Green IT News

Tech Soup Blog

I spend time each week combing through the latest technology news to discover green technology items that are hopefully of interest to nonprofits, NGOs, libraries, and (by extension) people in small- and medium-sized offices. There are a lot of green news blogging services, but surprisingly few devoted to green IT. One of them is eWeek's Green IT News. I saw him speak at the Green IT Summit last month. GreenTech Green IT

Green 41

Green IT for Dummies

Robert Weiner

Hewlett Packard has published a free guide to greening your IT. They describe it as: Green IT for Dummies … is intended to give organizations simple and straight-forward ideas on how to reduce the environmental impact of IT systems and harness the power of IT to reduce the wider environmental impacts of climate change in society.

Green 100

5 Ways “Green Thumbs” Can Text for the Environment

Mobile Commons

Here are five organizations whose green thumbs are doing double time by texting to care for planet Earth. The post 5 Ways “Green Thumbs” Can Text for the Environment appeared first on Mobile Commons.

Nine Fair Trade Green Teas

Have Fun - Do Good

I had so much fun researching Nine Fair Trade Chocolate Bars that I decided to look into which brands carry fair trade certified green tea (I've been drinking a lot of it lately).

Green 62

What Is Green IT? Take the Greener IT Challenge

Tech Soup Blog

Green technology, particularly green IT has been one of TechSoup’s missions for many years. Green IT Defined. It’s more helpful I think to list what all green IT covers: Greening offices. Green webhosting.

What’s your nonprofit doing to go green?

ASU Lodestar Center

As flag bearers in the march for a greater good, it seems almost requisite that nonprofits should make an effort to go green - insomuch as what’s under our control. Incentivize green behavior at every level of the organization. Allison Finney environmentally friendly green

Green 88

Green iPhone Apps from Yahoo! Green

Tech Soup Blog

Green posted a great list of free and green iPhone applications a couple of weeks back. See the top 10 Free and green iPhone applications from Huddler's Green Home Blog that's posted now on Yahoo! Green. . . Yahoo! Check them out to make sure that your cool new phone isn't making your carbon footprint even worse. read more.

Yahoo 46

Green IT for Dummies

Tech Soup Blog

Hewlett Packard has published a free guide to greening your IT. They describe it as: Green IT for Dummies. The guide, produced independently by research and analysis firm Freeform Dynamics, provides guidance for where to start in greening an organization and maps out a pragmatic, yet comprehensive course of action ranked according to expense and difficulty of implementation. Tags: Green Office GreenTech

Green 46

A Nonprofit Staffer's Guide to Green Investing

Tech Soup Blog

Fortunately, by using a green investing approach, you can find ways to save for retirement and also save the planet. is involved in green or socially responsible investing. Is it possible to save for retirement AND do the right thing for the planet?

Green 55

Meet Our NTC Green Sponsors!

NTEN

We''re excited to announce our Green Sponsors for the 14NTC! This year''s Green Sponsors are: Confluence. Confluence''s Commitment to Going Green. We opted to be green tote bag sponsors this year because we responded to the eco-friendly nature of this type of advertising. We chose to open our DC office in a Gold LEED-certified building which utilizes green cleaning practices, energy-efficient fixtures and 100% wind-energy credits. How and Why We-Care is Green.

Choose a Green Website Provider

Tech Soup Blog

There are dozens if not hundreds of affordable, reliable, high-quality, green web hosts in the market today. Here are some third-party lists of green web hosts: . . . There is even a Twitter account that simply lists green web hosts. Tags: Green Office GreenTech GreenTips Running Your Organization Using the Web and Internet Web Building Web Building Choose one to host your website. b2evolution. TreeHugger. WebHostingReport.com.

Green 46

How to Buy (New) Green IT Equipment

Tech Soup Blog

I thought it was probably a good time to update everyone on what's new in the world of buying new, green IT equipment. TreeHugger often covers exotic new green electronic devices in their coverage of the yearly Consumer Electronics Show. In this post, however, we'll cover basic green IT devices like desktop PCs, laptops, servers, and monitors that are affordable and easy to get. Here are a few general precepts on buying new green IT equipment: read more.

Green 55

NRDC Launches the Solar Schools Revolution | Nathanael Greene's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

AFP Blog

NRDC Launches the Solar Schools Revolution | Nathanael Greene''s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC : We can do something, though. Something upbeat and local and smart: put solar on our kids’ schools. That’s why next week, NRDC is launching Solar Schools: Powering Classrooms, Empowering Communities. Our plan, ultimately, is to help every school in the country that wants solar to get it. But to get going, we need your help.

Green 122

How to Choose a Green Website Host

Tech Soup Blog

Green does not always have to cost you more, especially when it comes to technology. As you have probably heard, datacenters are the biggest green house gas generators in the IT world. There are lots of green website hosts out there and their prices are competitive with their dirtier counterparts. Tags: Green Office GreenTech Services Web Building Web Building

New Tutorial: How to Go Green with Electronic Software Donations

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our video, How to Go Green With Electronic Software Donations , to learn more. Want more information on going green with TechSoup? Check out our Go Green product section of the TechSoup website as well as our GreenTech portion of the site. GreenTech Green ITWondering about the benefits of electronic software downloads? This video presents the major reasons to consider downloading your software electronically.

Communicating About Your Green Efforts: Keeping it Real Green

Tech Soup Blog

Roughstock Studios' guide Keeping It Real Green: How to Market Your Efforts in an Age of Greenwashing will help you through the basics of responsible green marketing. As we approach the holiday fundraising season, think of how you can communicate your greening efforts to your board, your donors, and your clients. Tags: Green Office GreenTech GreenTips Marketing Running Your Organization

Green 46

Greening My World with E-Fax

Tech Soup Blog

For Earth Day 2010, we've featured a variety of posts on how to green your technology. Tags: E-mail Green Office GreenTech Hardware Tech Planning Telecom Services Using the Web and Internet This post was penned by Cameron Jones, a Program Director here at TechSoup Global.

Green 59

Wiring the Green Movement for Earth Day

Amy Sample Ward

I wanted to use today to focus in on a question recently posed by my good friend Joe Solomon on Twitter : What are the nonprofit/orgs that are working 2 wire the green movement, like what @ netsquared does 4 nonprofits, @ sunfoundation for politics; which orgs are working to expose data, leverage soc media, connect the orgs together? How is social media being deployed to connect the Green Movement? Happy Earth Day, everyone! What are you doing today to celebrate the Earth?

Green 101

Green IT Accreditation Goes International

Tech Soup Blog

EPEAT is essentially the only green IT product accreditation program in the world. The big green IT news this week is that the program has now expanded to 40 countries (PDF) worldwide including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Taiwan, and the 27 countries of the European Union. Tags: Acquiring Technology Green Office GreenTech Hardware Recycled & Refurbished Computers Recycled & Refurbished Computers Tech Planning

Green 46

New International Green IT Certificate Program

Tech Soup Blog

This is a guest post from Dr. Erik Bansleben at the University of Washington, announcing a new online green IT certification program. A new international, dual-university online green IT certificate program will be launching as a joint effort between the University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education and the University of British Columbia. Why a Green IT Certification Program? GreenTech Green IT

Green 47

Share Your Green Tech Story and Win a Laptop or Tablet!

Tech Soup Blog

Using TechSoup products or educational resources to stay GREEN ? Not sure which products from TechSoup qualify as "green tech"? Check out our Green Technology Page. Using a TechSoup product not mentioned above for green tech? Are you … A U.S.

Laptop 101

Green Side of Cloud Computing Campaign Wrap-Up: Cloud Basics

Tech Soup Blog

In our quest to build a solid foundation for nonprofits and libraries to understand how cloud computing is likely to affect us, we have now completed our GreenTech Initiative Green Side of Cloud Computing campaign.

Green 67

Green Biz Challenge

GroundWire

The Eastside Green Business Challenge , organized by the Eastside Sustainable Business Alliance, is a friendly competition in the Puget Sound region. Commercial and industrial facilities are responsible for nearly half of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Cities all across the nation are creating resource-reducing challenges for local businesses and organizations to participate in.

Green 39

Nonprofit Guide to Going Green Review: Part One

Tech Soup Blog

The recently published Nonprofit Guide to Going Green is a robust handbook on greening all aspects of a nonprofit organization's program. It covers everything from greening your office and building to green management, fundraising, information technology, purchasing, travel, organizing events in an environmental way, saving water, saving electricity, recycling, and obtaining green certification.

Green 57

Green Innovation for Business Unconference

Tech Soup Blog

Tags: Green Office GreenTech Staff Tech Planning

New to TechSoup: Little Green Light Donor Management Software

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup is proud to announce our newest donor partner, Little Green Light. Little Green Light Donor Management CRM (LGL) helps you manage your constituents and your fundraising efforts — all in one place. Screenshot of the Little Green Light dashboard.

Green 58

Go Green with Video, Audio, and Web Conferencing

Tech Soup Blog

GreenTech Microsoft Green IT online community online collaboration webinars teleconfering virtual conferencing Web conferencing, voice and video conferencing, and other types of remote collaboration have become a mainstay in the modern workplace.

Audio 52

The Green Side of Cloud Computing Campaign: Security

Tech Soup Blog

The theme for this week of TechSoup's GreenTech Initiative campaign, The Green Side of Cloud Computing , is security in the cloud. Tags: Green Office GreenTech Physical Security Privacy Running Your Organization Security Security Software Using the Web and Internet

Green 66

Taking Back Your Time: Is Unplugging the New Green?

Have Fun - Do Good

Green 111

Nonprofits Live: Green Tools and Technology Decisions Recap

Tech Soup Blog

April was Earth Month but extending green habits all year-round not only benefits the planet - it helps your organization too. Meeting the triple bottom line does require adopting green tech solutions. Adopting green tech tools, like online conferencing or using online collaboration tools , can also improve an organization’s efficiency. However, not all green solutions are high tech – going green can be as simple as printing less or allowing staff to telecommute.

Green 42

Harry's Green Geek: Tip #3 and Green Charity Donation Contest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So what better way to combine his geek interests with social causes than to create a video blog post tip series on Green Geek Tips. This Harry's Green Geek Tip #3 is about washing your cloths in cold water and was inspired by this post from Crunchy Goddess.

Green 66