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5. Inkjet & Toner Cartridges

More than 500 million printer cartridges are sold each year in the U.S., and the majority end up in landfills. Some retailers, such as participating Walgreens and Costco stores refill the cartridges, and Staples, OfficeMax, and Office Depot have end-of-use recycling programs with rewards. There are also a variety of mail-in programs that accept a variety of items.

  • FundingFactory.com
    Erie, PA 16507
    (888) 883-8237
    Cell phones, inkjet cartridges, toner cartridges
    This program offers a fundraising opportunity to schools and nonprofits. Please call or visit the website to receive your welcome kit containing a sampling of available postage-paid boxes. FundingFactory awards points for the collected items that can be redeemed for cash.
  • Laser Save
    Freehold, NJ 07728
    (732) 431-3339
    Inkjet cartridges, toner cartridges
    This program accepts many brands and models of inkjet and laser cartridges for drop-off or by mail. Once your cartridges are received, you can receive a check or make a donation to a charity.
  • Recycle Rewards
    Erie, PA 16507
    (888) 336-9181
    Cell phones, inkjet cartridges, toner cartridges

    Recycle Rewards is a program designed to make fundraising simple, educational, ecological, and profitable. Recycle Rewards remanufactures cartridges, saving resources. Please visit the website to obtain a free shipping label.

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