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Dell Creates Bamboo Computer

Dell has already pioneered a few green initiatives, such as the Plant a Tree Program and a 100% renewable energy headquarters in Austin, Texas, but the company has certainly gone above and beyond past green efforts by creating a very unique and eco-friendly computer.

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You’d have to see it to believe it, but the eco-friendly computer is 80% smaller than a standard desktop PC and its casing is made of’bamboo!

Bamboo’s Popularity

Bamboo has gone from being a panda delicacy to a popular material used for everything from furniture and clothing to paper and musical instruments.

So it should be no surprise that someone was going to come up with bamboo computer cases, and that someone happened to be Dell, one of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the world.

At this year’s Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference, Dell CEO Michael Dell said the bamboo-coated computer is filled with recycled materials and uses 70% less energy than the average computer.

Not much else was said about the green gadget, but it is estimated to cost between $500-$700.

You can see a picture of the computer from the Earth2Tech website below:

big dell bamboo computer

This is certainly an interesting invention by Dell, and we hope that is lives up to all of its expectations.

We’ll just have to wait and see how eco-friendly these computers truly are when they come out later this year.

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