HP Announces Environmental Milestones for Reduced Waste, Materials Reuse and Easier Recycling
HP today announced several milestones in the company’s push to deliver energy savings, decrease carbon footprint and offer products and solutions that enable customers to reduce their environmental impact.
As part of these efforts, HP is:
- Working to reduce waste in its manufacturing, distribution and product development, enabling responsible purchase, use and recycling of products by customers.
- Offering ways to help customers reduce waste in their printing uses.
- Introducing ways to reduce waste through product packaging.
- Achieving industry-leading milestones in recycling and the use of recycled plastic.
Enabling reduction of waste and energy, reusing reclaimed materials and designing for ease in recyclability are among the key principles of HP’s environmental commitment.
To date, HP has produced more than 1 billion ink cartridges manufactured with recycled plastic. Through this and other efforts, HP has pledged to use a total of 100 million pounds of recycled plastic in printing products by 2011 (cumulatively, since 2007). Read more…