Welcome guest!    Login or Register

Staples Recycles 350 Million Ink and Toner Cartridges

SHARE: Email to a ColleagueEmail Print This ArticlePrint Share on LinkedInLinkedIn Share on FacebookFacebook Share on TwitterTwitter

August 22, 2013

Staples Inc., has recycled 350 million ink and toner cartridges since 2005, averaging more than 60 million cartridges per year for the past three years.

Staples store imageThrough the program, the company has recycled 182 million pounds of plastics and metals, roughly the equivalent weight of an aircraft carrier or 400 times the weight of the Statue of Liberty, the company reported.

Through the program, Staples customers receive $2 back in Staples Rewards per recycled cartridge, with a limit of 10 per month. Used cartridges can be dropped off at any Staples retail location and Ink Recycling Rewards can be used to buy almost anything from Staples, in-store or online. Staples was the first national retailer to reward customers for recycling ink and toner cartridges

“Staples is America’s number one choice for ink and toner, in part because of our great cartridge recycling program,” said Mark Buckley, vice president, environmental affairs for Staples. “As the largest retail recycler of ink and toner in North America, Staples is thrilled to be the first to reach this milestone, as we help customers reduce their environmental footprint and save money at the same time. “

The ink and toner cartridge recycling milestone is just one of several recent environmental accomplishments for Staples, which announced last month it reached 500 facilities certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program.

John Failla headshotGRD Views: Congratulations to Staples on reaching this important milestone. The program once again demonstrates how Staples' industry leadership in making Green Retail Decisions is both good for the environment and good for its business. – John Failla for Green Retail Decisions

 

Comments (3) - Post a Comment
prada cheap bags,replica prada,discount prada handbagsPrada Obsedia Black Leather Hand Bag Prada Obsedia Black Leather Hand Bag The Prada Obsedia handbag with main material black grain leather (goat), becomes a prada leather bags classic masterpiece in
prada-replica at 3:01am EDT - April 16, 2014
Double Color Matching Nylon Messenger scarfs Of chanel Tessuto Double In the chanel scarfs of giving priority to leisure, double color matching nylon messenger scarfs of chanel Tessuto Double use..
replica-chanel-scarf at 5:28am EDT - April 16, 2014
Our site is aiming to provide Global luxury Chanel handbags. Focus on fashion, focus on the brand, and pay attention to our Chanel bags. Our store is the best platform for you to find the best quality replica Chanel bags.
chanel-bags at 6:08am EDT - April 22, 2014


Post A Comment


Name: (*Required)
Email: (*Required)
- Not Displayed With Comment
Website:
Comment:
 

« View All Articles

Most Read

Guest Columns

Renewable Energy for Commercial Properties

Renewable Energy for Commercial Properties

Solar energy is a viable energy source for commercial and industrial buildings and the technology continues to evolve.

Source: Ecova

Key Themes Emerge at FMI Sustainability Summit

Key Themes Emerge at FMI Sustainability Summit

Areas of focus included making the business case for sustainability, leadership development and radical collaboration.

Source: Food Marketing Institute

What's Your Sustainability Elevator Speech?

A new FMI toolkit offers concise, customizable strategic language to help executives effectively articulate the business case for sustainability in less than 60 seconds.

Source: Food Marketing Institute

See All Guest Columns »

Press Releases