News: Xerox reports on citizenship and landfill diversion via remanufacturing
This is an extract from Xerox's "2006 Report on Global Citizenship".
Saturday, 16th December 2006
Xerox cites in the report: * Diverting 107 million pounds of material from landfills through equipment remanufacturing and 14 million pounds through recycling * Reducing by 16 percent the amount of chemicals and particulates the company released into the air in 2005 vs. 2004. * Employing a compound that causes the pellets used to make toner to break more readily during the grinding portion of manufacturing, which cuts the energy needed by 22 percent.
Why textile process waste should be remanufactured
H&M Foundation Global Change Award winner calls for remanufacturing of textile waste - a significant economic opportunity for textile mills that will also improve supply chain transparency/traceability and create new, circular business models.