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Turning Ocean-Dumped Plastic into PC's

Making an Environmental Impact One Plastic Bottle at a Time Coral Reef Fish Like all great ideas,  this one is elegantly simple.  Recycle ocean dumped plastic bottles and containers into  packaging for PC's.  Tech giant Dell is doing it.  It's another bit of genius from Michael Dell, making an environmental difference. 5 Trillion Pieces of Plastic Afloat The amount of floating plastic is staggering and the impact is unfathomable. More than 5 trillion pieces of plastic polluting the world's oceans 8 million tons of plastic ocean-dumped yearly In some places, plastic outnumbers plankton 26 to 1 If you consume an average amount of seafood, you've injected 11,000 plastic particles every year. From Discarded Plastic to High Tech The program is called "Dell Ocean-Bound Plastics Packaging Program".  They're pulling plastic out of the water and recycling it for their desktop and laptop computers.  It's green packaging.  The operation is comm