Abstract: Now days, computer is being used by almost every person or organization in our society. But sometimes they get so lost in the excitement of using new technologies that they are not aware of its effects on the world around us. Green computing is a global effort which aims at manufacturing, implementing, using and disposing the computer systems in an efficient way to minimize its impact on the surroundings. Going green is very helpful to make our atmosphere and globe healthy. This paper aims at providing better understanding of importance of green computing in the modern world. This paper also provides a review of the literature on green computing and various preventive measures that we should follow to save our atmosphere.

Keywords: Green Computing, Green-IT, Green Technology, Environment, E-waste, Energy Efficiency, Eco-Friendly.