Environmentally Friendly

Go Green by Recycling Ink and Toner Cartridges!

Recycling printer cartridges is the best thing you can do to save the earth! Using remanufactured laser printer toner cartridges and remanufactured printer ink cartridge is like investing into your health or in your child's future. Why? In acquiring materials to produce our remanufatured cartridges, our efforts have helped redirect more than 300 tons of waste from the landfill. It's easy to see how printer cartridge recycling lets you have a cleaner environment while bringing you more savings.

Remanufactured printer cartridges allow you to contribute to the lessening of wastes and pollution. About 350 to 375 million empty cartridges are discarded per year in the U.S. and this figure increases at a rate of 12% per year.

Although recycling printer cartridges has grown in popularity in recent years, as much as 70% of all discarded ink cartridges and 50% of all discarded toner cartridges are still not recycled. They go straight to the landfills where they decompose only after 450 to 1,000 years. This adds to our litter and may eventually leak and pollute the environment even more.

TonerGreen gives you the opportunity to do your share in saving our earth and joining the Go Green! revolution. Visit at www.freerecycling.com for more information.

So how does out remanufacturing process work?


Inspection of raw materials
All materials are individually inspected and verified against strict standards. Inspection is especially thorough for empty toner cartridges. The inspection involves a visual inspection of dents, scratches or sign of too much strain. Components are also inspected for conformity to industry standard
Recycling cartridge components
When a toner cartridge is no longer viable but its parts are still useable, the toner cartridge is dissembled and recycled. The components are then sorted in the OEM raw materials bin and will be used in the remanufacturing process.

Empty toner cartridges are carefully disassembled and split. The cartridge is split using a custom splitting equipment to preserve the integrity of the cartridge.

Cleaning toner cartridges
The toner cartridge is methodically cleaned with industry-approved cleaning solution to remove residue and alien particles from the components. If the cartridge is using recycled parts, the parts are individually cleaned, as well.
Digital auto-filling
Using an automated filling equipment, each cartridge is precisely filled to the exact specified weight. Toner hoppers are filled with premium toners, which are technically matched to the OPCs (drum) for optimal yields and printer performance.
The toner hopper (the cavity in the cartridge that contains the toner powder) is sealed to create leak-proof cartridge that is easy for the consumer to install. We use only industry-recognized and patent-conforming seal process.
Our factory-trained technicians assemble all cartridges both with compatible components and used OEM materials. The assembly process includes the installation of a pre-qualified drum (OPC), wiper blade, doctor blade, PCR, magnetic roller, and smart chip. True to our commitment to environmental preservation, we strive to maximize the use of recycled components from 39% - 75%.
Post testing
Each cartridge is post tested based on industry standard print tests to ensure outstanding performance and OEM-comparative print quality.
Quality control
Each step in our manufacturing process is monitored by dedicated quality control technicians. Each step in our production process undergoes regular and spot inspections to guarantee consistency and conformity to the company-approved remanufacturing process.
Each cartridge undergoes a final inspection to ensure that it meets company standard and consumer expectation. Cartridges are cleaned, polished, heat-sealed in a static resistant bag, and boxed in our custom-designed recycled bo