Find cartridge refilling shops near your address — they refill empty ink and toner cartridges and sell original-branded new cartridges, paper, accessories, and printers.
If you have any full or unused cartridges, try our full cartridge guide instead.
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Summary of Benefits
Cost: Free of charge recycling, and cheap refills available.
Convenience: Local drop-off — depends if there's one near you.
Environment: Cartridges are refilled where possible, and should be recycled otherwise.
Society: No charitable benefit made.
Not a good solution for you? Try the other options in our empty cartridge recycling guide instead.
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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.
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