Inkjet Cartridge Disposal, August 17, 2015

(2015) Inkjet Cartridge Disposal, August 17, 2015. Natural Resources, Department of

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Abstract

More than 13 million inkjet cartridges are disposed every second in the United States, an estimated 375 million each year. The average toner cartridge is composed of 40 percent plastic, 40 percent metal and small amounts of rubber, paper, foam and toner. Of the materials that make up ink cartridges, 97 percent can be reused and recycled. Unfortunately, only 5 percent of used or empty printer cartridges are recycled.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: recycled, ink, cartridges
Subjects: Laws and regulations > Environmental laws and regulations
Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Waste disposal and hazardous sites
Natural resources and environment > Waste disposal and hazardous sites > Recycling
ID Code: 34752
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 15 Dec 2020 17:42
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2020 17:42
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/34752