Posted by on 3/9/2020 to Blog
At Superior Ink & Toner, our mission is to keep Canada green. When you own a printer, it is inevitable that you will have empty cartridges. Ink and toner cartridges take a long time to break down when disposed of in the landfill due to all the chemicals inside.
Rather than throwing them away, recycling them through our return program is a great way to make your contribution to being more sustainable. When you recycle used cartridges, they are then used to make new ones. This reduces the resources required when making new ones! It’s a win-win situation for everyone!
How Many Cartridges are Thrown Out Every Year?
Did you know that more than 375 million empty cartridges are thrown away every year and end up in landfills? Did you also know that it can take up to 1000 years just for the cartridge to decompose? This is why it is important to recycle and do your part in helping the environment.
Our Recycling Process
At Superior Ink & Toner, we offer a recycling process that is quick and easy for you. If you order cartridges from us, upon delivery we will take your empty cartridges to recycle them at no extra cost to you in efforts to keep the empties from being dumped into a landfill.
If you aren’t located nearby and we do not deliver personally to your location but instead ship you ink and toner by courier, you are able to send back your empties. This saves you the trouble of having to take your empty cartridges to a recycling center.
How to Send Back Your Empty Cartridges and Drum Units for Recycling
· Fill a sturdy box with at least 9 Kg (6 empty toner cartridges weigh approximately 9 Kg ), or 20 mixed ink/toner items
· Seal the box/s shut and tape the Free UPS label/s that will be emailed to you, to the box/
· Go to CONTACT US:
o Complete CUSTOMER INFORMATION
o Under Subject* enter Recycling
o Under Message enter Number of Boxes/Containers
o Click CONTACT NOW
· Once you have received your FREE shipping labels, contact UPS to schedule a pickup as follows:
o Go to UPS: www.UPS.ca and complete as directed OR
o Call UPS to schedule a pickup:1800 742-5877 and leave for UPS driver to pick up OR
o Take to UPS drop off location/store
You can help protect the environment by recycling! Send us back your empty cartridges and drum units for recycling today!
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