Paid-For Cartridge Collections

There are a couple of services run by companies that will offer to collect your cartridges in exchange for a fee.

If you have any full or unused cartridges, try our full cartridge guide instead.

Summary of Benefits

Convenience: You can normally return whatever type of cartridges you like without sorting or checking; even toner bottles.

Environment: Cartridges will be reused where possible.
Society: No charitable benefit made.
Cost: You will have to pay.

Try the other options in our empty cartridge recycling guide if this isn't a good solution for you.

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Recycling Box

Collect any cartridges, including toner bottles.

Collection of a medium-sized box (maximum 70 x 40 x 40 cm, up to 25kg) from the mainland UK is £10.50+VAT.

Collecting multiple boxes at a time provides a large discount on this price.

They can also provide boxes at £2.50+VAT each, and a £9.50+VAT delivery charge, but of course you can use your own boxes.

Office Green

Collect any cartridges or mobile phones. Toner bottles are charged at an additional £1.00 per item.

A collection costs £25.00+VAT for up to 30kg of cartridges.

They can also provide boxes at £2.50+VAT each, and a £6.00+VAT delivery charge, but of course you can use your own boxes.

Zero Waste Recycling

Collect any ink cartridges, laser cartridges, toner bottles, imaging / drum units, fuser units, and transfer belts.

Collection of a medium-sized box up to 25kg is £10.00+VAT.

They can also provide boxes at £2.50+VAT each, and a £4.50+VAT delivery charge, but of course you can use your own boxes.

300 Recycling

Collect any ink cartridges, laser cartridges, toner bottles, imaging / drum units, fuser units, and transfer belts.

Collection of one of their bags (up to 30kg) is £30.00+VAT.

They provide collection bags when you set up your account.

Why Recycle?

75% of empty cartridges in the UK are not recycled even though there are plenty of reuse and recycling options, and many of them are free and easy to use.

A typical cartridge, with its plastics and electronics, will take up to 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill site, but having an empty cartridge reused saves up to 2.5kg of CO2 compared to making a new cartridge from scratch.

EveryCartridge.com is here to help you to find and use the many services that exist locally and nationwide, and cut through the misinformation to ensure that your cartridges do not go to landfill.

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