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HOW TO DISPOSE OF YOUR PRINTER

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"If your printer is still working, see if you can donate it rather than throwing it away. Some organizations and groups will take donated computer equipment and refurbish it. Afterward they will give the equipment to non profits or lower income families with children in school. Other groups run thrift stores and will sell the printer as a way to get funds for the community. This is how to dispose of your printer and your printer cartridges. This is from an article that appeared on All Green Website: " – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: HOW TO DISPOSE OF YOUR PRINTER


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HOW TO DISPOSE OF YOUR PRINTER?
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If printers arent disposed properly, the
components of the printer that contain dangerous
materials are dumped into landfills or worse,
burned. This causes the toxic materials to seep
into the soil, emitted into the atmosphere, or
enter the air as ash.
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How to dispose printers
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  • Before you get ready to dispose of your printer,
    remove any SD cards, portable memory or any other
    extensions that may be attached to the printer.
  • Make sure that the print cartridges are removed,
    disconnect the USB or any other cables which
    might be connected, and unplug the power cord.
  • The print cartridges need to be disposed of
    separately you can return them to a recycler,
    Target chain stores, or an office supply store. 
  • After getting your printer ready take it to a
    center that specializes in electronic waste.  

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  • Before you get ready to dispose of your printer,
    remove any SD cards, portable memory or any other
    extensions that may be attached to the printer.
  • Make sure that the print cartridges are removed,
    disconnect the USB or any other cables which
    might be connected, and unplug the power cord.
  • The print cartridges need to be disposed of
    separately you can return them to a recycler,
    Target chain stores, or an office supply store. 
  • After getting your printer ready take it to a
    center that specializes in electronic waste.  

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If you want to save a trip to the recycling plant, heres how to dispose of your printer without going to the factory. 
You can see if your printer manufacturer offers a recycling or buyback program. 
You will most likely have to visit the manufacturers website to print out a shipping label, and some manufacturers will take printers from other brands as well. 
The shipping is usually free, although you will have package the printer yourself. 
When the company receives your printer, you will be paid based on the condition the printer is in and the printers model.



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How to dispose of printer cartridges
  • Retail stores like target often offer bins that
    you can place the cartridges in for recycling and
    there are manufacturers who will allow you to
    mail your cartridges to them as well.

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If your printer is still working, see if you can
donate it rather than throwing it away. 
Some organizations and groups will take donated
computer equipment and refurbish it. 
Afterward they will give the equipment to non
profits or lower income families with children in
school. 
Other groups run thrift stores and will sell the
printer as a way to get funds for the community. 
how to dispose of your printer and your printer
cartridges.
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CONTACT US
  • All Green Electronics Recycling 
  • ADDRESS
  • 15561 Del Amo Ave. 
  • Tustin, CA 92780 
  • PHONE
  • (714) 782-1485 
  • EMAIL
  • info_at_allgreenrecycling.com
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