IAMECO – The environmental friendly PC

In the recent time computers have a very short life cycle time and a really bad environmental balance. The individual components are not easy to reuse and they are fastly out of date due to new techniques and so forth. MicroPro, a company from Ireland, developed a Touchscreen personal computer which is supposed to fabricate 70 percent less carbon dioxid as an usual and comparable personal computer. These numbers are calculated throughout the whole life cycle, beginning with the reduction over the using phase until the recycling process. Moreover they mention that 78 percent of the materials are recyclable and an additional part of 20 percent are even reusable for repairing other computers. Continue reading

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Clever Caps and Reusing instead of Recycling

Today I found the interesting invention called Clever Caps which was made by the company Cleverpack. The first way to use the Clever Caps is as a bottlecap but instead of throwing the bottlecap away or recycling it you can directly use it as a legobrick because the bottlecaps are designed in a way that they fit the sizes of the usual legobricks. Continue reading