Planet Ark News - We're celebrating 40 million cartridges saved from landfill
Planet Ark News

We're celebrating 40 million cartridges saved from landfill

Date: 11-Dec-18
Author: Claire Bell

Layne Beachley with arms in air © Claire Bell

Cartridges 4 Planet had a big year in 2018 celebrating 15 years since the program began. We're also now celebrating over 40 million cartridges collected by the program since 2003.

Passing the 40 million mark is a significant milestone and is a collaborative achievement between the participating manufacturers Canon, HP, Brother, Epson, Kyocera and Konica Minolta, our program manager, Close The Loop, and our collection retail partners including Officeworks, Australia Post, JB Hifi, The Good Guys, Office National and Harvey Norman.

This collaborative partnership ensures that cartridge collection boxes are available to workplaces and the public across the country, with collection and recycling paid for by the manufacturers the program is able to offer the recycling of cartridges for free.

We'd like to say thank you to all our partners and the countless Australians who recycle their cartridges giving them new lives in road surfaces, pens and recycled artists ink.

We look forward to continuing this success.

Find out how to get a collection box for your workplace here.

Claire                                            Bell

Author: Claire Bell

Claire is Planet Ark's Recycling Campaign Manager. After working in the communications industry and raising a young family, she joined Planet Ark to follow her passion for helping the environment.
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