Samsung will get rid of plastic in favor of materials more sustainable in the packaging of its products


Samsung sent a press release in which it announced its intention to improve the process of packaging its products with the environmentally friendly materials. Thus, starting from the first half of this year, you’ll get all the phones, tablets and home appliances in the new packaging, including trays, bags, and the new contain accessories made from eco-friendly materials.

Important change the other is the design of the Chargers smartphones that won’t be shiny anymore, thus eliminating the need to use membranes transparent, made of plastic non-recyclable. According to Mr. Gyeong-bin carried, which held the post of President of the Center for customer satisfaction at Samsung, the company decided to become more environmentally friendly, and will adhere to it fully, even if it means an increase in cost.

While getting rid Samsung from condoms, plastic from its smart phones, it will be replaced in the middle of the other plastic life of starch or sugar cane, both of the biodegradable materials. The company aims to move towards friendly material which composed of fiber and ratified by the environmental organizations World by the year 2020. By 2030, Samsung hopes to use the 500 thousand tons of recycled plastic material and collect 7.5 million tons of discarded products.


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