Used printer cartridges should be safely disposed of.

On-campus facilities

Rhodes University staff can deal with used printer cartridges as follows (these will be collected by companies for 're-manufacturing'):

  • Used HP laser + inkjet printer cartridges - drop off cartridges only (no packaging) at Information & Technology Services, Struben Building. More info: Lead Financial Administrator & Buyer, Ms Corky van Rooyen, corky.vanrooyen(at), 046 603 8459.

    Used Xerox cartridges: contact the Xerox technicians in the Print Services Unit to recycle. More info: Kevin Zimmerman or Sigonyela Siphamanda, xerox(at), speed dial 5279, or 079 526 7790.

Off campus facilities

The general public can recycle used printer cartridges via the following options: 

  • Albany Business Machines, 28 New Street, Grahamstown, 046-622.4611.

  • Tonink, 33 Pickering St, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth, 041-364.0795.

  • GreenOffice to organise collection: to return used inkjet printer cartridges.

  • HP Planet Partner’s programme: to return used original HP toner cartridges and HP ink cartridges.

Return to main Hazmat Waste Disposal page.

More Info

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Last Modified: Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:25:09 SAST