Eco-friendly bamboo keyboards and mice gaining popularity in China
Bamboo keyboards and mice are at rage in China, since they offer a more environment-friendly alternative to the usual keyboard made of plastic. Although bamboo keyboards and mice are still fresh to most computer users, they are nevertheless gaining popularity. Wholly owned by Jiangxi Bamboo Technology Develoopment Co., Ltd., Jiangqiao Bamboo and Wood Industry Co. Ltd., the only bamboo keyboard manufacturer in China, started mass prodution of bamboo keyboards and mice in October 2008, which were mainly exported overseas, said a sales manager of the company. It sells well in the European and American markets, she said. The company has set up franchised stores in Shanghai and Ningbo to sell the products since the beginning of 2009, the manager added.