Laser , Billings, MT - Billings Ink & Toner
At Billings Ink & Toner, we understand the importance of recycling. We encourage our customers to do the same by having their cartridges refilled.
Facts About The Impact of Printer Cartridge on our Environment
- It takes about 1 gallon of oil to make a laser cartridge.
- Each year, more than 350 million ink and toner cartridges are thrown out in the US alone!
- Laser cartridges can take up to 450 to 1,000 years to decompose.
- Ink cartridges in the landfills can take up to a millennium to decompose because they contain resin.
- 70 % of used cartridges throughout the world are thrown out.
- In 1 year, if the world's discarded cartridges were stacked end-to-end: they would circle the earth over 3 times.