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Kensington Introduces New Line of Eco-Friendly Packaging to Reduce Environmental Impact

  • July 27, 2020

Sustainability Initiative Includes Goal of 99 Percent Recyclable Packaging Across the Entire Kensington Product Line by the End of 2021

San Mateo, CA – July 27, 2020Kensington®, the worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business, and home office professionals and The Professionals’ Choice, announced a new line of eco-friendly packaging, with a goal of implementing sustainable packaging across the entire Kensington product line by the end of 2021.

Every year, packaging alone accounts for tons of non-recyclable waste when the plastic and other materials used are not fully recyclable. To help reduce plastic waste, Kensington is switching to earth-friendly, plant-based packaging that is easy to read, open, and recycle. The Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC)-certified packaging uses chlorine-free paper, water-based varnish, plant-based soy ink, and matte oils.

“Sustainable packaging is the first area of focus in our continuous efforts to reduce global environmental impacts through sustainable and responsible practices, said Gwen Hsu, VP Global Product Development at Kensington. “Our eco-friendly packaging also helps to reduce our carbon footprint by making shipping itself more sustainable.  The packaging and materials are lighter and less bulky which helps keep products protected during shipping while enabling more efficient pallet configurations that save on fuel necessary for transport.”

The new line of sustainable packaging is a first step in Kensington’s ongoing commitment to find ways to reduce its environmental footprint and keep the planet as free from waste and environmental damage as possible. Learn more about Kensington’s current and planned sustainability areas of focus at https://www.kensington.com/solutions/sustainable-packaging/

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About Kensington

Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business, and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington strives to anticipate the needs and challenges of the ever-evolving workplace and craft professional-tier award-winning solutions for organizations committed to providing peak professionals the tools they need to thrive. The company prides itself as The Professionals’ Choice, and on its core values surrounding design, quality, and support.

In office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks. Kensington is a division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers, and manufacturers of branded business, academic, and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Kensington is a registered trademark of ACCO Brands. Kensington The Professionals’ Choice is a trademark of ACCO Brands. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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