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5 Reasons To Recycle Ink Cartridges

5 Reasons To Recycle Ink Cartridges

1. It’s too easy not to recycle ink cartridges. Most companies offer a freepost address to send your cartridges to. So even if your recycling for yourself or looking to donate to a charity, all you need to do is:

- Open an account.

- Check your cartridges can be recycled.

- Bag or box your cartridges.

- Send them to your recycling depot.

2. You’re saving money and making money. By recycling your ink cartridges, you can make some decent money or even save up for things you want. Most companies will pay out when your account reaches a certain amount. So collect from family, friends and even neighbours and create your own little collection service, very easy to do and you will reap in the rewards for recycling ink cartridges, some recycling accounts can amass up to £1000’s.

3. You’re helping the environment. Yes you are! Very simply put, by recycling you’re saving your cartridge from tips and landfill sites. So many ink cartridges are left to waste away when it’s so easy to recycle. Millions of pounds are wasted away each year and with the help of recycling companies such as, you can help keep your cartridges away from landfill sites. One cartridge on its own can take up to 100 years to decompose in some cases!!!

4. You’re helping charity. Have you ever been stopped in the street and asked to donate a monthly sum to a reputable charity; well there is a much easier way to get that warm fussy feeling of doing something good for charity. Most companies will either help local or national charities or even have schemes which you can get involved in. That ink cartridge that you were going to throw away could go some way to helping someone in need. No matter how small the donation of ink cartridges are for recycling, it all helps.

5. You might learn something. Yes, crazy but true! Once you start treating recycling as a hobby, you become interested and more knowledgeable on the subject. You will know your recyclables from your non-recyclables, your Canon inks from your HP printer ink. Starting out you can become more aware of what you can and can’t recycle, enjoy it and even make some decent cash back from something so easy.

Start recycling today visit and start helping yourself, others and the environment, by recycling your ink cartridges, it’s too easy not to.

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