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Cartridge World Will Help Your Community, Save the Planet While you Save Money! 

At Cartridge World, we have programs that allow local community organizations & schools to raise funds by collecting empty printer cartridges and returning them to us. Our recycle programs are simple and require very little work by your organization or staff.


Understanding “Reusable” vs. “Recyclable” Printer Cartridges

Not all cartridges are “Reusable”. Those that are, can be used to make new “re-manufactured” cartridges. That is what we do. They save the planet and save you money.


Those that are NOT “reusable”, are either dumped to decompose in 450 years (a terrible option), or are ground up and melted in to plastic to make – you know, everything that is plastic! They call it “Recycling” and make you feel good. But honestly, think about it. Cartridges you deposit at say, Staples, or ship back to HP or Canon or Brother OEM manufacturers using their “pre-paid” labels, they are literally packed in to trains, shipped to Virginia to be ground up and melted. How much oil and energy are used up in doing that? How much pollutants are put in the atmosphere when you melt plastic? It may actually cost more than the value of that “Empty” you thought you were “recycling”. Click here to read synopsis of an article titled “’Reuse’ is better than ‘Recycling - published by Sacramento Bee newspaper back in 2009. Nothing has changed.


Cartridge World is the world’s largest “Re-manufacturer” of printer cartridges. We use the core casing of the cartridges – the most expensive and most environmentally damaging part of a cartridge – replace all worn out parts and fill them in vacuum chamber with original toner. These “re-manufactured” cartridges have same or better yield (number of pages) and quality as new OEM cartridges, but cost 30-50% less. Why should your school not save money and use these cartridges? Please do ask your decision makers.


Recycle Rewards is Easy! What you should do.


1.                   Give us a call so we can register your organization.

2.                   Separate the “re-usable” and “recyclable” cartridges.

Click here for reusable ink cartridges

Click here for reusable toner cartridges

3.                   Cartridge World will pick up the reusable cartridges and your organization will be issued a check.

4.                   One of our recycling partners can pick up non-reusable cartridges.

Refill Rewards

Refill Rewards allows parents and friends of schools to bring in their empty cartridges to a Cartridge World store, save money with more affordable prices, while still raising money for the local school. Just mention your sponsored school when you visit Cartridge World.

Recycling cartridges can make a huge difference!

Did you know?

·                        It takes a gallon of oil to make a new laser cartridge  

·                        In North America, over 350 million cartridges are thrown out each year  

·                        It can take as long as 450 years for a cartridge to decompose in a landfill  

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