HP Increases Recycled Content in Ink Cartridges by 50 Percent in 2013
Monday, May 12, 2014
Posted by: Emily Phillips
Hewlett-Packard Development Co. L.P. (HP) said it has increased the number of HP ink cartridges made with recycled content by 50 percent in the past year.
The Palo Alto, Calif.-based HP
said in a news release that more than 75 percent of its ink cartridges
and 24 percent of its Laserjet toner cartridges are now made with
closed-loop recycled plastic.
uses recycled plastic from returned HP cartridges as well as plastic
from other sources, including recycled plastic bottles and plastic
apparel hangers, to produce new ink cartridges.
The electronic products maker said it has kept 566 million returned ink cartridges out of landfills since 1991.
Source: Waste 360