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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

HP's Approach to -Waste

What is the true cost of electronic items? Whatever it is ... disposal costs are rarely factored in.  e-Waste is a growing issue because it is the fastest greowiung component of our waste streams and improper disposal can lead to air and water pollution.

Read how HP is addressing this issue ...

" ... Hewlett-Packard has an ambitious goal to recycle two billion pounds of e-waste by 2010. ... Sumi Das talks to the company's director of sustainability, Bonnie Nixon, about how they are meeting the challenge by building recycling facilities ... demonstrates how HP is re-using materials from old printer cartridges to create new ones through a process called closed-loop recycling."

Via: SmartPlanet LINK

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