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ASUS Receives World's First EU Flower Eco Certification for Computers

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ASUS, a company that is as committed to environmental conservation as it is to innovation and quality, yesterday saw its sustainable computing efforts rewarded with the conferring of the world’s first EU Flower Eco Award for computers on its N50, N80, N20, and N10 notebooks. This achievement validates the eco-friendliness of ASUS’ N Series notebooks, which had already been honored with prestigious EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) Gold awards in October this year. On a broader note, it is also a reflection of the growing momentum of ASUS’ sustainability drive—Green ASUS—which it initiated in 2000.

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If anyone wanted to know what that logo looked like.
 

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Please tell me that logo is a joke. U cannot be serious! It's awful.
yea, the logo is very bland, i'm sure EU has artists to come up with a better one.
 
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Please tell me that logo is a joke. U cannot be serious! It's awful.

OMG it's true: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/ecolabel/whats_eco/index_en.htm

That is the official logo. Fire the design consultancy. It is embarrassing.

EVEN MORE embarrassing is their mission statement: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/ecolabel/pdf/eueb/missionstatement_140203.pdf

Not very well written. Not well formatted. AND look, 2003! That's EU bureaucracy for you. 5 years from launch to the "world's first" use of it. :shadedshu:eek::confused::banghead:
 
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Got the N50 here. Its graphics performed better than expected, but its battery was worse than expected.

Oh well it was very cheap on newegg. :)
 
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I have the Asus N10. It performs extremely well, except for the hard disk, which is painfully slow. Doesn't matter though, early next year I'll be swapping it with a speedy (but costly) Intel SSD... :cool:
 

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why does everything have to be environmentally friendly these days :shadedshu
 

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Theres no such thing as an eco-freindly computer. They all use an energy source (electricity) which is mostly unrenewable. (is that a word?) :toast: