HP Talks New Recycled Content Plastics Goal & Sustainability in 3D Printing

HP Talks New Recycled Content Plastics Goal & Sustainability in 3D Printing

Nate Hurst, chief sustainable impact officer for HP, discusses the company’s goal to increase recycled content plastic to 30% by 2025 across its print and personal systems portfolio and also sustainable innovations in 3D printing.

HP Tango is made with more than 30% closed-loop recycled plastic by weight using plastic from recycled printers and other electronics. (Image courtesy of Plastics Technology)

HP has been actively reducing ocean-bound plastic in Haiti since 2016, when the company began partnering with the First Mile Coalition to convert plastic bottles into recycled material used in Original HP ink cartridges. (Image courtesy of Plastics Technology)

SmileDirectClub, a provider in doctor-directed, remote clear aligner therapy, is piloting HP’s new 3D recycling program. (Image courtesy of Plastics Technology)

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By Heather Caliendo, Senior Editor, Plastics Technology

HP continues to expand initiatives in recycling as the company recently announced a new commitment to increase recycled content plastics across its print and personal systems portfolio to 30% by 2025. The company’s 2018 Sustainable Impact Report documents the progress HP is making and the business benefits of investing in these key areas. Sustainable Impact programs drove more than $972 million dollars of new revenue for HP in 2018, a 35% year-over-year increase.

In 2018, HP used 21,250 tonnes of recycled plastic in HP products – including more than 8,000 tonnes in its personal systems products (a 3.5% increase from 2017), more than 4,700 tonnes in its printing products (a 280% increase from 2017) and more than 8,000 tonnes in Original HP ink and toner cartridges.

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