Targeting e-waste, IBM opens China facility for refurbishing servers

Read the full post at GreenTech Pastures.

The idea of extending the life of technology through refurbishment — the act of sprucing up systems or components or technologies so that they can be reincarnated for another life — appeals to many. But initiatives supporting this practice have been really lowkey among the mainstream technology makers. They have all had them, but kind of as an option you’d find out about when you asked. Apparently IBM is stepping up its e-waste initiative, however, with a new server remanufacturing facility in China.

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Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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