The next time you pick up a Fujitsu notebook, you might want to take a second look at the notebook’s chassis – chances are pretty high that your spanking new notebook just played a part in saving the earth, as it is made out of recycled CDs and DVDs, thanks to the efforts of Fujitsu Group recycling centers that have managed to find a far more useful application for what used to be discarded as junk. I suppose if you were to take this a few steps further, we could be looking at recycled CDs and DVDs being used to manufacturer smartphone cases, portable media players, console chassis, and tons of other stuff – such as childrens’ toys, for example.
This particular recycling effort is the first of its kind in the PC industry, and those who pick up the Lifebook P772/E notebook could actually be holding bits of The Matrix DVDs as well as some soundtracks from Star Wars. In order to ensure that there is no risk of contaminants being mixed into the recycled plastic, this spanking new recycling system performs quality control that are based on a chemical substances risk management database which was developed by Fujitsu Laboratories, making sure that the notebooks and other consumer electronics devices will comply with legal requirements for chemical components.
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