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Recompute: A Sustainable Computer

Computers are known to be a great contributor of carbon emission and use too much electricity. However, since computers are becoming a necessity nowadays, manufacturers came to mind various ways to make this widely used technology nowadays an eco-friendly one. They have created the Recomputer that is eco-friendly from the manufacturing to usage to disposal. Recompute started our as a thesis work by Industrial Design students of University of Houston. However, with the huge attention in received, the project comes into production last January 2010 with the first models out in Summer 2010. Obviously recomputed is a desktop computer CPU made of cardboard.



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