Asus trials Eco Book – made of bamboo

Laptops / Notebooks

Fancy ditching the plastic for something more eco? This bamboo notebook from Asus could cater for your green needs.

The Asus Eco Book has a case made of laminated bamboo strips – bamboo is both abundant and durable, as well as being less harmful to the environment than harvesting wood, although pandas might disagree. Whether it can withstand the extremes of daily usage isn’t yet clear – it’s still being tested against the heat i=of continued use.

it could be a shrewd move in these eco-friendly times, helping to reduce the piles of dead PCs around the world – an estimated 500 million computers have been dumped in the US alone in the past 10 years.

Asus (via PC Pro)

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