Fuji Xerox opens green facility: photos

Fuji Xerox opens green facility: photos

Summary: Fuji Xerox today officially opened its new eco-manufacturing plant in Sydney. The facility, built in a heritage-listed building that used to make sheet metal for World War II bombers, now has a huge focus on e-waste recycling.

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    Fuji Xerox told ZDNet Australia that this front wall and the side walls are heritage listed, and cannot be changed. The building itself, however, is dramatically different on the inside to how it was in the 1930s when it was built.

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    The funky, colourful reception area: Fuji Xerox has made sure that everything down to the carpets and desks are made out of recycled materials in order to promote the facility's green image. The building is managed by an intelligent system that sips power and even uses carbon dioxide detectors to sense how many people are around. It subsequently compensates with the building's air conditioning system to pump fresh, conditioned air into the rooms with people in them.

  • (Credit: Fuji Xerox)

    Fuji Xerox looks to reclaim as much from its own products as possible at the facility. It tears down its ink and toner cartridges to clean, re-purpose, re-machine and reuse as many as possible.

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