An estimated 375 million printer cartridges are disposed of in the US each year. Cartridges are readily recyclable and can be refilled. Many programs exist for non-profit organizations to collect cartridges and mail them back in exchange for funds for their program. Check with your favorite non-profit or store for recycling and refilling options.
Cartridges can be recycled at:
- ACC CHaRM: 1005 College Ave.
- Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful: 725 Hancock Industrial Way
- Downtown Parking Services: 133 East Washington Street
- Athens-Clarke County Facilities Management: 2555 Lexington Road
- Best Buy: 1791 Oconee Connector #110
- Office Depot: 3045 Atlanta Hwy
- Office Max: 191 Alps Road
- Target: 3065 Atlanta Hwy
If possible, place the cartridges back in the original box or carton. Contact Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful at 706-613-3501 ext. 8 for additional information.