I have been reading about the big electronics manufacturers trying to go greener, or more environmentally friendly with their new products. They hope it will spark peoples' interest and give them an incentive to buy their products. They are working on new designs to make electronics more recyclable-friendly, and more energy efficient.
This may appeal to some of the consumer base, but I doubt if it will appeal to a whole lot of people. Many people are mainly concerned with price, and this new technology will likely cost more which will drive away some consumers. It will attract a certain group, however, and it may end up being worth it for the company. We will have to just wait and see if the market is hungry for such a design.