Fujitsu Continues BioPlastic Computer Case Development

laptops.jpgFujitsu is continuing their work on a corn starch based plastic for use in computer cases. The new development should save as much as a liter of petroleum in the production of a laptop computer. There is no increase in manufacturing cost, and the case is recyclable at the end of its life. Currently, however, raw material costs remain higher than traditional plastics. More on JFS.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.