Friday, March 11, 2011

Printer Cartridges..............

Facts About Printer Cartridge Recycling

  1. It takes 3 oz. of oil to make an inkjet toner cartridge and 3 quarts of oil to make a laser toner cartridge.

  2. Over 38,000 tons of plastic and metal are saved from landfills in the U.S. each year due to cartridge recycling.

  3. In just 7 months, cartridge recycling would save 11 million gallons of oil—more than what was spilled by Exxon Valdez in Alaska in 1989.

  4. 92% of inkjet cartridges and 60% of laser cartridges are not recycled…but could be.

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