Using remanufactured cartridges has significant economic and environmental advantages Using CARRCO remanufactured cartridges save money. Remanufactured cartridges are from 30 to 60 percent less expensive on a cost per copy basis. Using CARRCO remanufactured cartridges creates jobs. Manufacturing is done in the US. Purchasing remanufactured cartridges and recycling the empties are two ways to create jobs and strengthen the economy.
Using CARRCO remanufactured cartridges saves energy. Approximately three quarts of oil are burned in the production of a single new toner cartridge. A used cartridge can be reused up to four times, depending on the type and condition, saving up to three quarts of oil each time.
Using CARRCO remanufactured cartridges minimizes waste. Remanufactured cartridges decrease the amount of plastic, steel, aluminum and rubber sent to landfills and burned in incinerators. Toner cartridge recycling is one of the simplest ways to keep plastics and metals out of the landfills and expand your office’s recycling program Each year, millions of empty toner and inkjet cartridges used in laser printers, fax machines and copiers are thrown in the trash, destined for landfills and incinerators.
Buying remanufactured toner and inkjets and recycling empties is an easy way for companies to reduce the environmental impact of these discarded products.A typical toner cartridge weighs about three pounds. When broken down by material contend the average cartridge consists of about 40% plastic, 40% metal and small percentages of foam, rubber, paper and toner. About 97% of all these components combined are recyclable. That equates to about 120 million pounds of recyclable material that can be diverted from landfills each year with widespread use of cartridge recycling programs.
Remanufactured dealers inspect empty cartridges for damage and then replace worn parts thoroughly clean the reusable components and refill the cartridge with new toner. The whole cartridge recycling industry is in fact paying its respect to nature with work as CARRCO does with its products. What could be more ideal than recycling used toner cartridges from your printers and copiers?