Recycle Your Ink Cartridge

By: Editor-123

According to recent estimates, there are roughly 350 million cartridges end up in landfills every year. Of course, this is a just an estimated number which is likely to increase with the time. Interestingly, the number could easily be reduced to a great extend. The situation can be easily controlled by if people start putting their efforts to recycle ink cartridges in some way, either through contacting a recycling service or just by refilling and reusing the cartridges by own. In this article, we'll discuss about why it is always safe to recycle inkjet:

1. Studies reveal that approximately 80-90% of cartridges are moved to the trash every year.
2. It is found that the number of cartridges in landfills increases by more than 10% every year.
3. A brand new laser cartridge requires 3/4 of a gallon of oil to be produced.
4. Many times, discarded cartridges still left with small amounts of ink in them which can leak into the ground.

Besides ecological advantages, ink cartridges recycling have other economic benefits as well. It is expected that the prices for ink cartridges is likely to go down if people will start recycling cartridges or reuse them themselves. The best way for consumers to save on ink is to refill their own cartridges. Practically, a person can typically refill an inkjet cartridge three times before it fully wears out. The process is very cheap as well; you need to spend hardly about $3 or $4 per refill. By adding the number on constant basis, you will probably save a great deal of money. After the completion of three times of refilling cartridges, you can get a professionally recycling of your cartridges.

Recycle ink cartridges have become a necessity in today's growing market. It is important not only for the nature's point of view but also essential for the future of the human race as well.

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