How to Recycle Printer Cartridges on the Main Line
Get rid of your printer cartridges in a way that is safe.
Patch users across the Philadelphia area have shown increasing interest in how to recycle or safely dispose of any number of household items. So we've put together a series of resources for you and your neighbors, including locations in Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch and nearby. If we miss any item you want to know how to properly dispose of or recycle, please let us know in the comments.
For those looking to safely get rid of printer cartridgers in the Ardmore, Merion, Wynnewood area, there are a number of recycling options.
Bring it In
The following stores offer varying programs printer cartridges
- Best Buy: Area Best Buys will accept two computer items per day, including printer cartridges. Check the following locations for recycling:
- Office Depot: Office Depot accepts printer cartridges. Customers must purchase special recycling boxes from the store (between $5 and $15, depending on size) to dispose of items.
- Staples: Staples locations offer free drop off spots for printer cartridges.
Check the Manufacturer
Many computer and electronic manufactures offer take-back and recycling programs to allow consumers to return their products safely.
The following companies will accept mailed-back products for recycling:
Let the County Handle It
- Montgomery County holds a number of electronic recycling events that accept all battery types. Check their info on hazardous household waste here.
- Delaware County holds several electronic recycling events that accept all battery types. Check the county's website for the dates.
- Philadelphia County holds several events throughout the year for collecting household hazardous waste, including all battery types. Check the schedule here.