ITF have teamed up with Refresh Cartridges to offer printer owners the chance to recycle used print cartridges and help to support our work around the world at the same time! When you have reached the end of a printer ink cartridge, instead of throwing it away, simply send them (free postage) to Refresh Cartridges. They have very generously offered to donate the proceeds from the resale of these cartridges to ITF so you can feel good about ‘doing your bit’ for the environment whilst supporting our work at the same time!
“Chris Holgate of Refresh Cartridges was also keen to convey the wider implications of recycling your printer cartridges rather than throwing them in to landfill. He states ‘Each year, our partner recycling company prevents approximately 2,500 tonnes of printer consumables entering the waste stream. They were the first recycler to be awarded the Carbon Trust Standard, their site uses green renewable energy and they continuously strive to ensure that all products used on site are recycled therefore reducing our impact on climate change. As a company we are also in the process of reviewing our carbon footprint and making proactive steps to reduce it in both our warehouse and local stores. Refresh Cartridges have also recently switched all their sites to EcoTricity who have a history of supporting the International Tree Foundation and providing ethical green energy supplied predominately from renewables’.”
For more information on this scheme visit the Refresh Cartridges website