The Benefits of Recycled Printer Ink and Toner Cartridges

Offices are known as big consumers of paper, ink, and other office supplies. But what about schools? Educators and administrators breeze through ink and paper handing out a single worksheet to their 30 students or printing a10 page student handbook for the entire student body. Until everything is digitized, and that’s another discussion, there is really no way around this. In the meantime, consider purchasing only recycled printer ink and toner cartridges (and recycled paper of course.)

Please read this great guest blog on, posted by Joel Arnold, a writer at Joel provides an overview of how printer and toner are recycled and the many benefits including a lower cost, longer print capacity, environmentally friendly, and easy to find in stores. There’s no reason not to switch!

Here are some handy resources:

Staples Eco Easy,,,,

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3 Responses to The Benefits of Recycled Printer Ink and Toner Cartridges

  1. There are various benefits of using recycled printer ink and toner cartridges. You have provided great benefits of remanufactured printer ink and toner cartridges. Thanks for sharing this lovely post.

  2. One great reason it’s a good idea to start recycling your toner cartridges is that you’ll find out that you might have other things in your office that can be recycled.

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