ocean bound plastic

HP Sources More Than 550,000 Pounds of Ocean-Bound Plastic for New Cartridges

By Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer

Imagine the size of an adult humpback whale. Now imagine the whale relative to an empty plastic water bottle. No comparison, right? In fact, it would take about 12 million empty plastic bottles (that’s nearly one bottle per every person in the state of Ohio) to balance the scale against just seven adult humpback whales.

HP Used Eight Million 'Ocean-Bound' Plastic Bottles in Products Last Year

HP has revealed that it has diverted 170 tonnes of plastic from the oceans over the past 12 months, after pledging to recycle "ocean-bound" plastic bottles for use in its range of ink cartridges.

by Sarah George

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