How RFID is Helping Companies Reduce their Carbon Footprints

The green economy doesn’t begin with solar panels and wind turbines and electric vehicles. In fact, when it comes to reducing negative environmental impacts, the best first step is to put energy efficiency measures into place. In other words, reinvention is not needed but the need is to use it better.

While RFID tags are often referred to off-handedly as “bar codes on steroids,” they are actually much more powerful tools, with a much wider range of applications than bar codes. This paper provides a look at the many ways in which RFID technology is proving an effective tool in reducing the negative impacts that business and industry make on the environment.