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New Sony wi-fi headphones made with recycled plastic – Canadian Plastics

The new Sony LinkBuds S in Earth Blue. Photo Credit: Sony Electronics Inc.

Sony Electronics Inc. is utilizing recycled water bottle supplies to assist create its new LinkBuds S noise canceling wi-fi headphones, that are additionally accessible in a brand new color variation.

Following the white, black, and ecru color variations which have been accessible since May 2022, a brand new color, referred to as “Earth Blue,” has been added to the line-up, created utilizing recycled water bottle supplies. Multi-point connection can also be being dropped at LinkBuds and LinkBuds S for seamless connection between units shall be accessible. Additionally, a brand new mannequin “LinkBuds UC for Microsoft Teams” shall be launched with new options which can be suitable with Microsoft Teams.

Parts of the physique and case of LinkBuds S in Earth Blue are comprised of recycled plastic from water bottles, which Sony officers say creates a singular, one-of-a-kind marble sample. It was initially developed by Sony in pursuit of a brand new design expression with the intention of increasing the potential use of recycled supplies.

In addition to the “Earth Blue” mannequin, the whole LinkBuds collection additionally comes with plastic-free packaging (excluding coating and adhesive supplies) and the headphones are made with recycled supplies from car components.

LinkBuds S “Earth Blue” is an initiative in help of Sony Group’s “Road to Zero.” Sony Group’s long-term environmental plan “Road to Zero” goals to scale back our environmental footprint to zero by 2050. As a part of this, Sony established the “Green Management 2025” environmental medium-term targets that took impact within the fiscal 12 months 2021 and can run by the tip of the fiscal 12 months 2025. It goals to speed up efforts such because the introduction of recycled plastics, the discount of product energy consumption, the elimination of plastic from the packaging of newly designed small merchandise, and the introduction of renewable power.

The annual manufacturing of plastic has elevated roughly 20 occasions over the previous 50 years, Sony stated, whereas the quantity of plastic recycled has remained at roughly 9 per cent. At the time of LinkBuds S “Earth Blue” launch, Sony will develop into a accomplice and donate US$500,000 to worldwide NGO Conservation International.