Printer Cartridge Recycling



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Printer (Ink and Toner) Cartridge Recycling

Inkjet printer and laser printer toner cartridges are often recycled differently in Washington State; many locations accept printer cartridges at no charge, but some do charge a fee, and some limit the number of cartridges that can be dropped off by household or by day.   Multiple resources for dropping off cartridges for recycling or proper disposal are available.  Select below by your location to find organizations that accept printer cartridges:

 

UW Seattle Campus     |     King County     |     Snohomish County     |     Pierce County

With the exception of UW Seattle recycling, the information on this page is for household recycling.   To make your printer cartridge recycling or disposal experience fast and efficient, we recommend that you:

  1. Call ahead! Make sure the business accepts your printer cartridge types and is open at a time that is convenient for you.  Confirm the recycling fee (if any) for your printer cartridges.
  2. Know that many businesses offer pick-up of a large volume of total items for a small fee.

Recycling Information for:
UW Seattle Campus

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  • If the printer cartridge is new or unused, it can be picked up by UW Surplus.
  • Used or new printer cartridges of all kinds can be deposited in blue e-waste bins located in the Paul Allen Center Atrium (one on the CSE side and one on the EE side of the building) or in Room 137 of the Electrical Engineering Building on the Seattle campus.
  • Inkjet printer cartridges can be placed in e.Media bins at various locations on the UW Seattle Campus (see here for locations).

Recycling Information for:
King County

Office Depot (various locations)

  • No fee
  • Ten ink or toner cartridges accepted per month

PC Recycle and Repair (located in Bellevue, Woodinville, and Kirkland)

  • No fee
  • Ink or toner cartridges accepted.

Staples (various locations)

  • Staples rewards provided as incentive for recycling
  • Ink and toner cartridges accepted

 


Recycling Information for:
Snohomish County

Office Depot (various locations)

  • No fee
  • Ten ink or toner cartridges accepted per month

PC Recycle and Repair (located in Lynnwood)

  • No fee
  • Ink or toner cartridges accepted.

Staples (various locations)

  • Staples rewards provided as incentive for recycling
  • Ink and toner cartridges accepted

Recycling Information for:
Pierce County

Office Depot (various locations)

  • No fee
  • Ten ink or toner cartridges accepted per month

PC Recycle and Repair (located in Bellevue, Woodinville, and Kirkland)

  • No fee
  • Ink or toner cartridges accepted.

SBK Recycling (located in Tacoma)

  • No fee
  • Inkjet cartridges only

Staples (various locations)

  • Staples rewards provided as incentive for recycling
  • Ink and toner cartridges accepted