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Planet Partners

  • HP’s blueprint for massive packaging waste diversion

    January 19, 2011 by Canadian packaging Staff

    Big problems are rarely solved in baby steps and half-measures, and there is nothing little or half-hearted about the worldwide sustainability efforts being implemented by the global information technology powerhouse Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) of Palo Alto, Ca.—with a bit of help from its Canadian friends at the Montreal-based recycling systems and services provider Lavergne Group, whose breakthrough Planet Partners closed-loop recycling program has enabled HP to have kept more than 160 million inkjet cartridges out of landfills since 2008, while manufacturing more than one billion new inkjet cartridges from fully-recycled plastic.

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