Photos: Inside Ricoh's 'Green Centre'

Photos: Inside Ricoh's 'Green Centre'

Summary: Doing it for the kids and the planet... and the bottom line...

TOPICS: Tech Industry

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  • Components such as power leads and looms are also salvaged to be used again if they are fit for purpose. Large cardboard boxes, once used for shipping new machines, now act as repositories for these parts.

    Photo: Will Sturgeon

  • Targeting the next generation... Ricoh's Green Centre includes an education facility where children on school trips are able to learn about recycling and the need for everybody to take responsibility for managing the disposal of waste items – from plastic bottles to large form factor IT kit.

    Paul Kennard, assistant general manager at the Green Centre, explains that such a scheme is important in engaging the local community and planning for a future where environmentalism is an everyday consideration for the next generation of people who are designing, buying and recovering IT equipment.

    Photo: Will Sturgeon

Topic: Tech Industry

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