Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Acer are taking to 'green computing' in a major way in India. Besides rolling out energy-efficient computers made from recyclable materials, these vendors are also launching recycling programmes in India to reduce e-waste.
The vendors claim sensitivity for green PC is already growing amongst corporates and IT/BPO firms.
HP has just rolled out a notebook battery replacement programme in India. Dell, too, is betting on green computing to drive growth.
Apart from innovations in the product line, Dell and HP have rolled out recycling programmes in India for safe disposal of old equipment in an environmentally responsible manner. Dell is even innovating packaging by making them from sustainable material. HP's design centre in India is working on developing several such products.