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HP introduces new Eco-friendly Printers

HP Deskjet D2545 All tech companies are going green, after Nokia it’s now HP that has announced a range of eco-friendly printers. The HP Deskjet D2545, HP LaserJet P4015x, LaserJet P4515x and LaserJet P4515xm are the new printers to fall in this category.

The HP Deskjet D2545 primarily constitutes recycled material. HP claims that 83% of the printer’s total plastic weight is made from recycled plastics while packaging for this printer is 100 percent recyclable. Moreover, the new printer uses 60 ink cartridges, which are molded from recycled plastic resins. The HP Deskjet D2545 is now available at Wal-Mart stores at $44.95

Also, this summer, HP plans to launch a printer that will feature recycled plastic derived from the company’s “closed loop” plastic recycling system incorporating a variety of post-consumer recycled plastics, from HP inkjet cartridges to water bottles.

“HP is focused on helping all of our customers – from consumers to enterprises – reduce their environmental impact,” said Vyomesh Joshi, executive vice president, Imaging and Printing Group, HP. “Over the past nine months we’ve helped several Fortune 500 customers realize up to a 30 percent reduction in their carbon footprint related to imaging and printing by using a variety of HP tools and services.”

Also HP has mentioned that 100 percent of its Deskjet printers will contain some recycled materials, and by 2010 will increase the number of inkjet printers made from recycled materials by three times.