Can cisco introduce a product wide order code that means "do not ship the item with all the additional paper and console/aux cables". Often the boxes are opened and all the user manuals etc are not even looked at, they are just bined. I'm sure most large organisations have draws full of console/aux cables, so make it optional.
Should be a no cost option to remove unwanted items.
This may even help cisco meet there 2012 25% reduction in green house gas.
I really love this idea as well! We have boxes and boxes of unwanted materials that we try to save from ending up in a landfill. I think your option would be a brilliant way to go, nice suggestion my friend!
Thank you for your prudent suggestion. Cisco's Global Supply management organization is focusing on addressing 5 main environmental "impactors" of the Cisco supply chain. More efficient packaging, accessory option elections and potential increase in use of recycled materials for packaging are being investigated. While many documentation requirements are mandated by regulation, Cisco is implementing documentation reduction where feasible. Information on goals and pilots are contained in Cisco's Annual Citizenship Reports, located in the Corporate Social Responsibility section at http://www.cisco.com/web/about/index.htmlhttp://www.cisco.com/web/about/index.html.