Chip Shot: Intel Recycling Program Finds New Use For Leftover Plastic
The U.S. created 14 million tons of plastic in 2010, but only 8 percent of that was recycled. To increase plastic recycling within Intel’s productions, a team of Arizona employees designed a project to turn leftover plastic into nearly 4,100 pencil boxes for local schools and students. It was funded through Intel’s Sustainability in Action grant program, where employees can submit project ideas that foster environmental sustainability. In the past year, Intel has granted $125,000 for nine employee projects. To learn more about this project, read the blog post.
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