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Visitors Get Tour of OWC’s Green Headquarters

Boy Scouts from Camp Lakota were given a look at OWC’s environmental efforts during an educational tour of the company’s LEED Platinum Certified facility on Friday. Tour guide OWC Ryan showed the Scouts OWC’s campus including the energy-efficient warehouse, our recycling processes and the on-site Vestas V39-500 kW wind turbine. The Scouts were also shown…
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Apple Gets Top Ranking On Greenpeace Clean Energy Index

OWC is a leader in using renewable clean energy for operations, recently announcing that it will soon produce enough on-site wind and solar power to cover its energy needs at four facilities in three states — Illinois, Texas, and Nevada....

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OWC Wind, Solar Energy Production to Exceed 100% of Its...

OWC announced today on Earth Day that as part of the company’s sustainability program, it will soon produce enough on-site wind and solar power to cover all energy needs for four facilities in three states (Illinois, Texas and Nevada), becoming completely...

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When it comes to Earth Day, it’s easy to understand why some people would tend to think big. Earth is a rather large place, after all. But just because...

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The iPhone has been amazingly successful, but Apple would always like to sell a few more. The company today introduced a new smartphone trade-in program at Apple Stores in...

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Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, announced Tuesday that the company has made a 25-year solar energy agreement with First Solar Inc. to power its California operations. In what Cook...

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Laptop batteries don’t last forever. And when upgrades are made, sometimes users still aren’t sure what to do with the original battery and ultimately throw them away creating unnecessary e-waste....

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Now that we’ve moved past winter and those nasty snowdrifts, we can begin to see a silver lining from all of that bone-chilling wind in Woodstock, Ill. From January 2014...

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Earth Day may have officially been celebrated on Tuesday, but here at OWC we try to treat every day like it’s Earth Day. One way that we do this (well,...

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We’ve talked a lot about Other World Computing’s major environmental initiatives here on the OWC Blog. We have told you about our LEED certified corporate headquarters in Woodstock, Ill....