Cartridge Plus operates in an environmentally friendly manner and we do everything we can to reduce a cartridges carbon footprint. Every year millions of non-biodegradable printer cartridges are binned and end up on landfill sites throughout the world. Some of the plastic in these can take up to 1000 years to decompose – that’s nearly nine times as long as Emillano Mercado Toro has been alive and, at 114, he is the oldest man in the world!!!
- More than 60 million inkjet cartridges are dumped each year in Europe alone, the equivalent weight of 36 Blue Whales!!!
- If the empty cartridges that people throw away each year were stacked end to end they would be able to circle the earth – thats over 38,400 Kilometers!!!
- Printer Ink costs more than space shuttle fuel!!!
- 17 million Laser cartridges recycled in Europe in one year alone results in the saving of 6 million litres of virgin oil which would fill 3 Olympic sized swimming pools and more!!!
- So you can see why we at Cartridge Plus take recycling and the environment so seriously.
- Here at Cartridge Plus 95% of all our Inkjet and Laser cartridges are either refilled or Re-manufactured.
We also re-use all packaging, clips etc were possible and encourage our customers to do the same.
For home users we will recycle any old, damaged or unwanted Inkjet cartridges free of charge. For Business users we offer free collection and recycling of any empty Toner cartridges.