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Is It Worth Turning Your Computer Off Every Night?

Millions of people in the United States don't turn their computers off at night. Are you one of them? Well, what is the reason you don't turn it off every night? I'll admit it, I'm one of those people. After reading an article over on Yahoo (, I will be turning my computers off each night.

How much money do you think is wasted yearly in the US by computers running overnight?
$10 million?
$100 million?
$1 Billion?

Well guess again! $2.8 billion dollars. The US alone wastes $2.8 billion a year, which many consider nothing in today's world.

This article also made another interesting point. This amount of wasted energy each year is the cause of 20 million tons of CO2! It says that is the amount produced by 4 million cars on the roads!

To the Reader: Turn your computers off at night! Save money! Stop adding to the pollution problems in the states!

Heck, if you don't care about that stuff, turn your computers off at night because it will make them run smoother and more efficiently for a longer period of time!

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