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Inkjet and toner cartridge recycling.

09 Feb 2009

Inkjet cartridge recycling points and toner cartridge collections.

recycling points

Inkjet recycling

Staff and students can now recycle inkjet cartridges at the following locations in the specially designed recycling points:

  1. Ground floor of University Place adjacent to computer consumables vending machine
  2. 1st floor of the Main Library adjacent to computer consumables vending machine
  3. Joule Library (main entrance), Sackville Building
  4. Steve Biko Building/Students Union, Oxford Road
  5. Students Union, Barnes Wallis Building

Staff can also post any inkjet cartridges (securely packaged) in the internal mail to:

  • Simon Atkinson or Charlotte McHugh, Environmental Services Building

Toner cartridge recycling

The Directorate of Estates will be launching an official scheme for the recycling of toner cartridges in the near future.

In the meantime, toner cartridges can be recycled by placing them in clear plastic bags (no more than FIVE cartridges per bag) and leaving them at the local office paper/blue bag recycling point. This will ensure they are collected by the Campus Cleansing Unit for subsequent recycling.

Anyone wanting clear plastic bags for this purpose should contact: