Given the proliferation of information formats, electronic records include not only conventional office documents but also Webpages, audio, video, instant messages, email, and too many others to name. Managing the growth and reducing legal exposure requires understanding and following your records management policy, yet this is difficult. Part of a growing green problem has been the the sheer success of technology. Following good records management practices can reduce the demand on data storage and information management systems, thus reducing their impact on resources of all kinds. If the tipping point of power outages or data centers at capacity does occur, the importance of records management will change from a good legal strategy to a business-continuity imperative: Connect those dots!