'IT shouldn't cost the Earth': New analysis reveals refurbished IT kit could save UK almost £1bn a year

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'IT shouldn't cost the Earth': New analysis reveals refurbished IT kit could save UK almost £1bn a year

Study from Circular Computing details how businesses could slash emissions and costs by deploying refurbished IT equipment

If all businesses in the UK used refurbished laptops instead of buying new, they could save almost £1bn a year and reduce carbon emissions by one million tons annually over the next nine years. That's...

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