The plastic used in each printer cartridge takes more than 10 centuries (that's 1000 years!) to decompose.1
More than 3 quarts of oil are used to produce each laser cartridge.2
25 million printer cartridges go to landfills each month.3
Toner cartridge remanufacturing saves over 38,000 tons of plastic and metal from landfills.1
Stacking 125 laser toner cartridges end-to-end equals the height of the Statue of Liberty.
(1) International Imaging Technology Council,www.consumerchoice.info, October 2008.
(2) Recharger Magazine.
(3) Greening the Government, U.S. Dept of Energy Office of Industrial Technologies.
Information taken from: http://www.ikonrecycling.com/