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Microsoft Unveils New Mouse Made from Ocean Wastes

Microsoft Unveils New Mouse Made from Ocean Wastes

Tuesday, 28 September, 2021 - 05:45
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Reuters

Microsoft showed off a new mouse made from 20% recycled ocean plastic and a 100% plastic-free, recyclable box.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella doubled down on his pledge that the tech giant will become carbon negative and zero waste by 2030, with sustainable changes made across the materials used for the company's devices and packaging, according to the German News Agency (dpa).

"If you're serious about innovation, you must also be serious about accessibility for everyone, and the sustainability of our most finite resource -- our planet," said Microsoft CEO at the company's Surface event.

Nadella first promised that Microsoft would go carbon negative by 2030 last year, with the goal of undoing the greenhouse gas emissions the company has sent into the Earth's atmosphere over its lifetime by 2050.

The company has been carbon neutral since 2012.

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