Working towards a better future
In today's world, environmental sustainability is an increasingly important topic. We all have a role to play in protecting our planet and reducing our carbon footprint. One way we can do this is by recycling, and an often-overlooked item that can be recycled is printer cartridges.
CLT, Inc. has partnered with several manufactures to help facilitate the return of your used cartridges and ink supplies. Below are direct links that allow you to return these supplies free of charge to each manufacture:
HP Planet Partners - Recycle your HP and Samsung ink and toner supplies. https://inktoner-recycle.ext.hp.com/ui/index.html?languageCode=en&countryCode=US#/recycle/shipit-in/get-started
Xerox Green World Alliance - Recycle your Xerox toner supplies. https://www.xerox.com/perl-bin/product.pl?mode=recycling&XOGlang=en_US&referer=xrx
Brother Recycling Program - Recycle your Brother toner supplies https://www.brother-usa.com/supplies/toner-ink-recycling
Lexmark Cartridge Collection Program - Recycle your Lexmark toner supplies https://www.lexmark.com/en_us/products/supplies-and-accessories/reuse-and-recycling-program/cartridge-collection-program.html
CLT, Inc. Compatibles- To recycle your CLT, Inc. compatible supplies , call (864) 488-9080 today and schedule a pickup or on your next supply delivery request to have your empties recycled.
Cartridge recycling is essential for a sustainable future. By reducing waste, saving energy, conserving natural resources, reducing pollution, and supporting a circular economy, we can make a positive impact on the environment and create a more sustainable world. So, next time you need to replace your printer cartridge, be sure to recycle the old one. It's a small action that can make a big difference.
1. Reduce Waste
Cartridges are made up of plastic, metal, and other materials that can take centuries to decompose. By recycling cartridges, we can reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills, preserving natural resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
2. Save Energy
Producing new cartridges requires significant amounts of energy and resources. By recycling cartridges, we can reduce the amount of energy needed to produce new ones. This saves natural resources and reduces the carbon footprint associated with producing new cartridges.
3. Conserve Natural Resources
The production of printer cartridges requires significant amounts of oil and other natural resources. By recycling cartridges, we can conserve these resources and reduce our dependence on them.
4. Reduce Pollution
Many printer cartridges contain hazardous materials such as lead, mercury, and cadmium, which can contaminate the environment if not disposed of properly. By recycling cartridges, we can ensure that these materials are properly disposed of, reducing the risk of pollution.
5. Support a Circular Economy
Recycling cartridges is an important part of a circular economy. By returning used cartridges to manufacturers, they can be recycled and used to produce new cartridges. This reduces the need for virgin materials, creating a closed-loop system that is more sustainable in the long run.