Environmental sustainability is one of the areas of HP's global citizenship strategy, reflecting our goal to be the world's most environmentally responsible IT company. This commitment is more than a virtuous aspiration-it is integral to the ongoing success of our business. Our drive to improve HP's overall environmental performance helps us capitalize on emerging market opportunities, respond to stakeholder expectations and even shape the future of the emerging low-carbon, resource-efficient global economy. It also pushes us to reduce the footprint of our operations, improve the performance of our products and services across their entire
Over the last 75 years, HP has been an industry leader in reducing its impact on the environment. From company carpools in the
HP now operates product reuse and recycling services in 73 countries or territories. We are committed to helping our customers recycle responsibly, recovering 2.8 billion pounds of products since 1987. More than 75% of our ink cartridges and 24% of HP LaserJet toner cartridges are now manufactured with “closed loop” recycled plastic.
Our remanufacturing programs give IT hardware, such as servers, storage and networking products, a new lease of life, reducing environmental impacts from disposal. We only recycle products that cannot be reused. We also provide pickup and recycling services to commercial customers. 102,800 tonnes of hardware recycled 14% overall recycling rate of relevant HP hardware sales worldwide.
We design products for longevity, provide customers with guidance on how to maintain
In Australia, HP is a participating manufacturer of the Retail collection component of the 'Cartridges 4 Partner Ark' program. This means that individuals, householders and small businesses who use HP cartridges can drop off their used cartridges at any retail or public ‘Cartridges 4 Planet Ark’ collection points. Larger businesses and workplaces that predominantly use HP cartridges are encouraged to contact HP directly to see if they are eligible for
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