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HP Inc. Launches World’s First PC With Ocean‐Bound Plastics

HP announces it has recycled more than 1 million pounds of ocean-bound plastic bottles in Haiti; HP commits to including ocean-bound plastic material in all new HP Elite and HP Pro desktop and notebook computers launching in 2020
Press Release

NEW YORK CITY (Sept. 25, 2019) /3BL Media/ – HP Inc., a member of NextWave Plastics, announces today the launch of the HP Elite Dragonfly, the world’s first notebook with ocean-bound plastics. The HP Elite Dragonfly is the world’s lightest compact business convertible, weighing less than one kg. Its speaker enclosure component is made with 50 percent post-consumer recycled plastic including 5 percent ocean-bound plastics.

Taking Steps to Protect Our Planet on Earth Day and Beyond

by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP Inc.
Blog

On Monday, April 22, more than 1 billion people in more than 190 countries are expected to take part in Earth Day—a day dedicated to environmental awareness, engagement, and action. It is also a day for personal reflection. A day for each of us to take stock of what we can do to help reduce our own environmental footprint in 2019 and beyond.

It’s also a time for companies to embrace the role that they can play in creating a healthier planet. HP is one of those companies.

HP Inc. and IKEA Join Initiative to Develop First Global Network of Ocean-Bound Plastics Supply Chains

HP announces a major ocean-bound plastics sourcing milestone; IKEA advances its 2020 no single-use plastic products commitment
Press Release

NEW YORK CITY, Oct. 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – NextWave Plastics announces two new member companies – HP Inc. and IKEA – are joining its consortium of worldwide businesses committed to scaling the use of ocean-bound plastics by developing the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains.

Turning Haiti’s Mountains of Plastic Garbage Into High-tech Printer Gear

With innovative designs and a recycling solution, HP and its partners help create new revenue streams for a recovering community.
Blog

In Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake, piles of plastic bottles littering the island mushroomed into mountains.  

It was an unintended consequence of relief efforts. The country’s already weak trash collection system buckled. Bottled water and other supplies shipped in to help Haitians wound up everywhere — in canals, on beaches and lining the streets.  

Now, those bottles are finding a second life as printer cartridges.

HP Creates Social and Environmental Impact in Haiti with Launch of Ink Cartridges Made from Recycled Bottles

Collaboration with Thread International and the First Mile Coalition reflects HP’s strategy outlined in the company’s new 2016 Sustainability Report
Summary: 
  • HP releases first Original HP ink cartridges made with plastic from bottles recycled in Haiti
  • Joint initiative aims to improve the lives of the children who collect recyclable materials by providing them with educational opportunities, including scholarships, as well as full access to medical care and health and safety trainings
  • By making Haiti a starting point of the supply chain, HP is going beyond the boundaries of its sustainable legacy by enabling social and environmental change
  • HP releases 2016 Sustainabilty Report—its first full year of reporting HP Inc. data since the separation from Hewlett-Packard Company in November 2015
Press Release
  • HP releases first Original HP ink cartridges made with plastic from bottles recycled in Haiti
  • Joint initiative aims to improve the lives of the children who collect recyclable materials by providing them with educational opportunities, including scholarships, as well as full access to medical care and health and safety trainings
  • By making Haiti a starting point of the supply chain, HP is going beyond the boundaries of its sustainable legacy by enabling social and environmental change
  • HP releases 2016 Sustainabilty Report—its first full year of reporting HP Inc. data since the separation from Hewlett-Packard Company in November 2015
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