DELL turns ocean plastics from Haiti beaches into laptop packaging

Recycling in Haiti has taken a new turn... Computer company Dell wants to turn all the plastic bottles from Haiti that is washing into the ocean into brand new computer boxes...

PHOTO: Plastics on Haiti Beaches

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Dell is testing a supply chain that sees litter picked up from Haiti's beaches and worked into recycled packaging...

Anyone now buying the XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop can expect to find the machine sitting on a tray that's 25 per cent ocean plastic

Dell makes sure that the plastic coming from Haiti is properly sorted so it's the right quality and does not contain toxic substances. It does this by collaborating with informal workers who already make a living by sorting through waste and selling it to local middlemen.

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