In US alone leaving PCs on overnight costs $2.8 billion to companies in energy bill. On a CO2 basis, that’s 20 million tons of carbon dioxide, equal to that produced by 4 million cars. A good recession advice that can save billions to industries worldwide is switching off their computers and other systems during night.
For most MNC employees computer and telephone are free luxuries that results in careless usage off these resources. There is a urgent need to educate the educated about environmental issues and cost cutting.