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Acer Commits to Carbon Neutrality with Aspire Vero Laptops

Acer Aspire Vero

Acer announced that it is dedicated to making its Aspire Vero laptop line, starting with the new Aspire Vero 16 (AV16-51P), carbon neutral. The company will follow global standards to calculate and reduce the carbon footprint of the laptop at every stage of its lifecycle.

Acer Aspire Vero

To achieve carbon neutrality, Acer will use high-quality carbon credits. The Aspire Vero laptop series has been designed with a strong eco-friendly focus since its beginning, aiming to reduce its carbon footprint at every stage of its existence.

Acer Aspire Vero

The latest model, the Aspire Vero 16 (AV16-51P), showcases efforts in various aspects:

Color, Material, and Finish:
The chassis is made from over 60% recycled plastic (an improvement from 30% in the first generation). The surface is free from volatile organic compounds, paint, or additives. The touchpad utilizes ocean-bound plastic on its surface.

Components:
Features the latest Intel Core Ultra processors, known for their improved power efficiency. Includes Intel AI Boost, an integrated neural processing unit (NPU) for enhanced AI capabilities with minimal power consumption.

Packaging:
Takes steps to reduce the carbon footprint by recycling scrap material from production. Utilizes 100% recyclable packaging with designs that make the FSC-certified paper box easily repurposable.

Shipping:
Partners with logistics providers to decrease emissions from standard sea containers by using biofuel on various routes.

Usage:
Incorporates AcerSense battery management software, offering four performance modes (Eco+, Eco, Balanced, and Performance) to optimize energy efficiency.

Recycling and Repair:
Designed for easy disassembly using standard screws, facilitating quick repair, upgrade, or recycling initiatives. After the implementation of these emission-reduction efforts, 

Acer will retire high-quality carbon credits to achieve carbon neutrality. More details of the Acer Aspire Vero 16 will be shared in January in Las Vegas. Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region.
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