Computer company Dell Inc. wants to be "the greenest technology company on the planet," and today announced a green-packaging strategy that it said would help save $8 million and approximately 20 million pounds of packaging material over the next four years. One of the interesting angles: Dell will replace foam with air-filled cushions, molded pulp cushions, and thermoformed cushions made from 100 percent recycled high density polyethylene. In the next year, Dell estimates that it will use an estimated 33 million recycled milk jugs to make packaging for its desktops and laptops. "We're challenging every technology company to join us in implementing a global green packaging strategy," said Tod Arbogast, director of Sustainable Business at Dell. “In doing so, we will drive extraordinary environmental and cost savings for our businesses and customers while setting a new efficiency model for other industries to follow.”
Dell using recycled HDPE
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