HP has just recycled its one billionth pound, six months ahead of schedule. HP has always had one of the best recycling programs in personal computing but this event marks a major milestone.
Not only is this a huge amount of recycled waste, but HP CEO Mark Hurd also says that "We've reached the tipping point where the price and performance of IT are no longer compromised by being green, but are now enhanced by it." This is amazing news. It means that companies who have invested in recycling programs and infrastructure are now making a profit by recycling products at the end of their life.
It's one thing for HP to recycle out of the goodness of its heart, it's quite another thing for them to now be able to wag their tongues at their competitors and say "we're making friends and money."
This is a great example of corporate gre
written by Tim Johnson, October 25, 2007
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