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Less Is More: MacBook Air Packaging Hits New Low

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Credit: NotCot That's a good thing; It is a new low in volume and material, reducing the amount of packaging required significantly. A lucky person at NotCot got a new MacBook Air and unboxed it, demonstrating the cardboard exterior and the pulp spacers. Apple writes in their environmental report that "The packaging of 11-inch MacBook Air uses corrugated cardboard made from over 30 percent recycled content and molded fiber made entirely from recycled content. In addition, the packaging is extremely material efficient, allowing at least 15 percent more units to fit per shipping container than the original MacBook Air." ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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