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Spring Cleaning and Earth Day Mean Recycling Old Computers

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Recycling old computers is a year round activity, but since spring has sprung in many parts of the world and people are cleaning out their closets, attics and garages, it’s a great time to discuss responsible recycling of computer equipment once it has reached the end of its life. Dell has been a leader in responsibly recycling old computers and diverting them from landfills. In fact new numbers are out, and last year and Dell recycled more than 68 million kilograms (150 million lbs.) of unwanted electronics in 2010.

Add "Recycle PC" to your post-holiday errands

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I was an only child until I was 12, and until my brother was born, I was also the only grandchild. So my early Christmas memories involved what seemed like mountains of presents that I tore into like a Tasmanian devil. It was awesome.

Taka Taka Solutions Wins 2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition

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Dell was founded with an entrepreneurial spirit that still thrives in our company today. Our mission is to help people and organizations everywhere do and achieve more with technology. We're proud to encourage that spirit among the world's brightest entrepreneurs through the 2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition, in partnership with The University of Texas at Austin's RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service.

Dell Plans Pilot to Ship Products in Mushroom Packaging

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The power of green drives our sustainable packaging strategy.  Today we're excited to announce the latest material innovation that allows shipment of some of our products in a earth friendly way.  Harvesting and using this organic material is being praised in the media and its story is one you will hear much about in the coming months. Dell's is announcing the beginning of a pilot for mushroom based packaging.

Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Beyond Good Execution

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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For years, Dell was the ‘ideal’ model of supply chain management.  However, times change and so too did market pressures and consumer expectations.  Dell, like many other leading supply chain companies today, had to rethink its sustainable supply chain strategies.  Shifting its focus away from its famed supply chain ‘execution’ thought processes, Dell had to come up with some new ideas.  

How Business and Consumers Are Shaping the Green Landscape Together

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Thanks to the sustainable business strategies of leading organizations, there are more and more eco friendly products and services available.   Do you drink Coke? Pepsi?  Both companies are reducing water consumption, waste, and recycling  - all "behind the scenes" to the consumer.  To the non- green consumer, it's just a refreshing soda.  Who knew in that moment, they were going green?   

Are You an Eco Team Player?

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"No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Co-Creation Trend Hits Men's Shirts With Solosso

Design the Shirt That's Perfect for You and Good for the Planet
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In co-creation, the customer is a partner in the creative process, tailoring their own purchases to fit their individual needs. As part of the growing co-creation trend, Solosso allows men to design their own dress shirts that are perfect for them, and still priced well.  By incorporating sustainability in the production and ensuring fair labor practices, they are also establishing a strong connection to consumers, and helping to create a better world in addition to great shirts.

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In co-creation, the customer is a partner in the creative process, tailoring their own purchases to fit their individual needs. As part of the growing co-creation trend, Solosso allows men to design their own dress shirts that are perfect for them, and still priced well.  By incorporating sustainability in the production and ensuring fair labor practices, they are also establishing a strong connection to consumers, and helping to create a better world in addition to great shirts.

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