Serving Lewes, Milton, Rehoboth
Beach, Long Neck, Georgetown, Millsboro, and Angola, Delaware
Use a high quality surge protector (1700 Joules or higher) and turn off your
computer and supporting devices at night or when you plan to be away from the
computer for a period of time using the switch on the surge protector.
Turn off printers that you only use for special tasks. This might include
a scanner, photo printer, etc.
Buy Energy Star computers and other electronic equipment where they meet your
needs. Our website will provide links to these guidelines (Below), and we
can help you determine how to size your computer to your needs. If you
own another type of computer please email us for help.
Have your computer routinely cleaned to improve the air flow. Many of the
internal fans run when heat builds up.
Recycle your computer via the Delaware Solid Waste Authority recycling centers.
Remember to have the hard drive removed before you scrap a computer.
If you have a working late model computer consider donating it to someone else.
We can remove the data or we can provide the software to allow you to do it for
your self. You can visit
page to find out the local
Delaware Recycling Centers for all electronic goods. No electronic
equipment should be sent to landfills. Remember that electronic equipment
includes all household electronic goods such as TVs and other entertainment
Use the computerís software to turn off your monitor and hard drive when you
computer is idle. We have placed the instructions on our website.
(Below) Please email us if you need instructions for other operating
systems and we will send them to you. These instructions are from Climate
Savers Computing which is a joint effort by the large computer companies and
the major environmental groups.
Try to stay current on the many new developments occurring in energy
management and the Green Movement. The new program being developed
Rehoboth/Dewey Beach Green Task Force will be making more information
available. Our website will contain links to many useful sources of
information and calculators that will help you learn what your efforts make in
helping the environment.
Recycle all printer cartridges and Laser Toner Cartridges.
Staples has a program that offers $3 coupons to be used from purchases in their
each cartridge recycled.
Set Your Computer using Climate Savers Energy
Saving Computer Settings:
Energy Star Computer Federal
Delaware Solid Waste Electronic
Waste Disposal and Disposal Sites
DSWA Programs - Electronic
Identification of Nationwide Recyling Locations including Commercial
Outlets helping this effort
Climate Savers Computing Website
Rehoboth/Dewey Beach Chamber of
Commerce Green Team Effort
Solutions is a proud Member of
Climate Savers Computing.