at CommScope, we’re obsessed with progress. Our innovation reflects not only
our vision for tomorrow’s technology, but for tomorrow’s world. And we envision
a world where technology is as powerful as it is sustainable.
part of our ongoing efforts to reduce our impact on
the environment, we’ve been eliminating single-use plastics from our packaging
and product designs—specifically for our service provider customer premises
equipment and Ruckus branded products.
Networks team has now eliminated single-use plastics on all new set-top
products outside of the Americas. We plan to work with service providers to
gradually phase this in globally across all new Home Network products. Our goal
is to be free of single-use plastics on all new service provider product
launches by the end of 2020! As the leader in customer premises equipment
globally—with up to 40 million devices shipped annually—this represents a
significant step forward in our sustainability goals and vision.
CLICK TO TWEET: Anthony Zuyderhoff explains how CommScope is working to eliminate single-use plastics from some of its products.
and Campus Networks team is also aiming to go global and eliminate single-use plastics
from packaging for all ~1,000 Ruckus branded products.
customer reception to our single-use plastics initiative has been very positive,
and requests for similar programs have been coming in from customers all over North
America," said Anthony Zuyderhoff, senior vice president, Home
Networks Video business. "We're also expanding our sustainability vision
by using more post-consumer resin, otherwise known as recycled plastic, in
our housing designs for set-tops. We’ve already achieved 90 percent usage
with KPN in the Netherlands, and we're just getting started.”
accelerated work with global leaders to eliminate single-use plastics and
redefine sustainability offers a glimpse at what we can accomplish with the
right vision and strategy. Being a good corporate citizen means not only
innovating for the good of our business or our customers, but for the good of
out more about CommScope’s sustainability initiatives here.