Recompute’s cardboard computer

recomputerlargeA big problem with rapidly changing technology is the trash it produces. Despite the best efforts of avid recyclers, a huge number of old computers end up in the dumpster and eventually in our landfills.

Designer Brenden Macaluso has created the “Recompute,” a real, working computer, made largely from recyclable cardboard. Check out the details in this photo (click to see an enlarged image):

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It’s not in mass production yet, but this and many more ideas like it will lead the way to more sustainable eco-friendly technology. Check out the Greener Gadgets’ Design Competition for even more cool concepts.

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