New submitter myinnerbanjo writes: With plastics in oceans becoming more and more of a global disaster, Microsoft uses recycled ocean plastic to create a new computer mouse:"We wanted to do something that's different," said Corinne Holmes, director of environmental compliance, Windows & Devices. "I don't want the clean stuff. We wanted to push the bar. This plastic wasn't from a collection bin sitting on the beach. It was recovered out of a river. It's dirty. It was sitting there for six months, not three weeks."Read more of this story at Slashdot. Click here to read full news..