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Designed for Schools, ready for the planet

Acer Chromebooks are made for students and teachers who make an all-around effort to be more sustainable every day. Enjoy their easily repairable ruggedized designs for long life-spans and less e-waste. Plus, learn and teach everywhere, with all-day connectivity & battery life and multiple form factors.

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Smart, Sustainable, Acer Chromebooks

Acer’s range of Chrome devices are engineered to meet the needs of educational establishments large and small. Built for the cloud, they empower staff & students with enterprise-grade features for productivity, portability and power. They are a choice for business, education, healthcare and personal use and offer a sustainable, eco-friendly alternative to legacy desktops and other marketing leading notebooks. 

Acer Chromebook Spin 513

Using a Chromebook Spin 513 would reduce emissions from an average mixed environment of desktops & laptops by around 70%.

Acer Chromebook Spin 311

Switching to this low energy device would reduce emissions by nearly 70%

Chromebooks and Chrome OS provide

The average lifespan of a Chromebook is eight years with automatic updates, compared to the average laptop, which is three to five years.

Lengthy life cycle of the overall device comes from durable inner components, easy reparability, and continuous optimization via AUE while extended battery life helps use less energy.

Chromebooks can securely be used across multiple accounts.

ChromeOS provides sustainable computing software and hardware.

Chrome runs on clean and energy-efficient cloud services.

Devices are designed with sustainable and recyclable materials in mind.

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Acer Chromebook Vero 514

The Acer Chromebook Vero 514 is our latest Chromebook packed with performance and features. Not only does it feature built-to-last rugged durability and the latest Intel® Core™ processors, but it also embraces the spirit of sustainability by integrating 30% PCR plastics into its design.

There is value in every environmental decision

Acer makes significant efforts to reduce its environmental impact, from responsible supply chains to carbon-neutral manufacturing.

energy sources

Using renewable energy

Renewable energy sources are increasingly used in Acer’s manufacturing and management facilities. Most facilities and regional offices now use solar panels or wind turbines to generate electricity.

17,174,784 kWh

generated at Acer facilities. 

50 metric tonnes

Recycled and remanufactured batteries by Acer.


Responsible design​

Acer products are designed to last longer and be repaired easily if something goes wrong. Paper and card packaging is also used whenever possible to shop products instead of plastic.

15 million

units of post consumer recycled plastics.


Vero Packaging is made from 100% recyclable materials.

Sustainable production

It’s Acer’s intention that as much of a device is recyclable as possible. That means using recycled plastics in construction, reducing rare earth material usage and ensuring devices don’t end up in landfill.


of Acer product plastics are post-consumer recycled

7,52 tonnes

of electronic products were recycled by Acer in 2021.

Customer research

Sustainable IT in education – issues, trends & attitudes among decision makers

The Department of Education has a vision to be the world leading education sector in sustainability and climate change by 2030.

Despite this DFE and the UK governments Net Zero commitments, only 38% of the responding organisations had so far committed to Net Zero as a target.
Market research carried out on behalf of Acer has examined the current status of IT sustainability in today’s Education sector based on the responses from 100 IT UK decision-makers from across universities and multi-academy trusts.

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Make your school more sustainable with Acer

Contact Getech to learn more about the sustainability benefits of Acer Chromebooks

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