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Inkjet, Laserjet Toner Cartridges, and a Greener Tomorrow

Community involvement and an interest in environmental preservation are are highly celebrated attributes of conglomerates and global leaders in this day and age. A fine example is epitomised by the "Ink Cartridge Satogaeri Project". This project is headed by six of the major players in printing and ink with the plan to collect all ink, bubble and laserjet toner cartridges from printers. These are being collected with the promise to reward the IPSI (International Partnership of the Satoyama Initiative) with 1JPY for each recyclable collected.

Coming back to the “Satogaeri” initiative, the term itself literally translates as “homecoming” or “returning to the village”, which embodies the essence of sustainability. This is a great foundation for the project, as the laserjet toner cartridges and inkjet cartridges makes their way back to the manufacturing grounds, where they were created. From here they are recycled, each in their own very specific way, and are used to create new ink, bubble and laserjet toner cartridges. This is also to be distinguished from compatibles supplied by some market leaders, such as Cartridges for Africa, which are ‘refurbished’ cartridges offering similar performance to original inkjet and toner cartridges. Only the original empty cartridges used are normally considered recycled while other components are checked and replaced.

Nevertheless, the above initiative still goes a long way to lowering the landfills and the associated carbon footprint. The six manufacturers involved are HP, Canon, Dell, Brother, Epson and Lexmark corporations, who have the necessary financial backing to put back into communities and help reduce pollution and waste in our environment. Not many people know about the Satogaeri Project as its main focus is centred on Japan, but it has been gathering funds since as early back as March 2011. This funding goes into various smaller projects such as the funding for a video production to promote and rally support for the initiative. In fact, a lot of the funding has also gone into relief and assistance with rebuilding, after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, as well as other developmental initiatives.

The Satogaeri Project was started when the major players in the printer industry realised how many ink, bubble and laserjet toner cartridges were being produced daily by the many different manufacturers. So together they teamed up, birthed this initiative and they now have over 5000 recycling bins for ink, bubble and laserjet toner cartridges all around Japan. The initiative has since gathered over 10 million Yen and has slowly spread over to Singapore. Future plans for Satogaeri Project are certainly to spread throughout the world and promote a generation of meaningful recycling.

We at Cartridges for Africa love to see great projects like this that bolster hope in a greener humanity. If you need laserjet toner cartridges, high quality compatibles or any other printing products, speak with Cartridges for Africa for professional help with all your printing needs.

   
 
 
 


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