||With the recent explosion of personal printer ownership, the choice to recycle has extended beyond used cartridges to printers themselves. Whether you are disposing of a one that still works, or one that has seen better days, there a multiple options for recycling your old printer. Here are three easy options that not only save the planet, but could save you money. |
The Charitable Option:
If you printer is still functioning, consider donating it to a charitable thrift store. Not only does this keep the printer in use and out of a landfill, but your donation goes towards supporting charitable causes and itís tax deductible.
The HP Option:
Whether your printer works, or not, HP offers multiple options for customers looking to recycle an old printer. If you are looking to buy a new printer, though the HP Trade-In Program, you can earn up to $700 towards the purchase of a new machine. If you are not seeking to purchase a new printer, HP still offers a buy-back program for functioning printers that currently maintain a resale value. And if your printer does not qualify for the buy-back program, HP offers a simple recycling program that is free for all HP and Compaq devices. If you have a non-HP/Compaq device, HP will still accept the device for a small fee. Click HERE
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The Staples Option:
Staples offers customers two options. You can trade in your printer for $50 towards a purchase of a new printer (priced $199 or above), or you can just recycle your printer. They will recycle Dell machines for free, but all other brands will only incur a $10 recycling fee. For more information click HERE