These eco friendly laptop notebooks, by ASUS Technology (India), are designed with real bamboo and complies with RoHS (restriction of hazardous substances) and WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) standards.
Stanley Wu, country manager, ASUS India, says the gadgets have been made through a green procurement process. It has restricted the use of 37 hazardous substances which are opposed by the RoHS directive. Also, the notebooks use super hybrid engine that can extend the battery life by 35 to 70 per cent compared to other notebooks.
The notebook uses super hybrid engine that reduces the yearly carbon dioxide emission by 12.3 kg a piece. The company has so far shipped approximately six million notebooks a year. This works out to a massive reduction of 73.8 million kg of CO2 emission per year, equal to saving 36 million trees annually.
Available from Amazon ASUS U6V-V2-Bamboo 12.1-Inch Laptop (about $1900)