Two "World-firsts": A Green Computer and a Hybrid Motor Scooter
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World-first Green Computer: On June 2006, an Irish SME launched the first environmentally friendly computer that aims to comply with the European Commission's Eco-Label for PC’s and with the new Energy Using Products (EUP) directive. The project is part of the Irish Project HEATSUN initiative, which explores innovative ways to reduce, reuse and recycle Information Technology (IT) waste. Read more.
World-first Hybrid Motor Scooter: A new step has been taken towards more environmentally friendly motorcycles with the marketing of a hybrid electric / petrol scooter by a small French firm.