Computers are affecting our Environment

The most harmful effect of computer is the release of CO2. The fact is a computer release 0.1 tonnes of CO2 in a year. A large amount of energy is consumed when a computer is manufactured. "For the manufacturing of a normal PC approx. 30'000 megajoule in energy are used." (uns.umnw.ethz.ch) When hardware components are manufactured a large amount of toxic chemicals are released which are very harmful to environment and same is the effect when they are desposed. In the manufacturing of just one 8 inch wafer 4,267 cubic feet of bulk…Read more …