The Recycling Centre is a Recycling Division of Toner Express NZ Ltd.
The Recycling Division of Toner Express has been named Cartridge Rescue™ to reflect our continued commitment to the environment and to recognise our certification to the International Environmental Standard ISO14001.
In working towards zero waste to landfill the company has set out specific objectives and measures for each waste stream. These include the commitment to:
Reuse before recycle is our Mantra. A cartridge can be re-used many times before it needs to be disassembled and recycled. Help us to give these cartridges their longest possible life span. To ensure a minimum of 90% of all returned catridges are reused in our manufacturing process. (Presently 92% is being reused in our manufacturing process).
To recycle all the unusable aluminium photoconductor drums (OPD). This has been achieved with approximately 25 tonnes per annum being diverted from landfill.
To recycle all unusable flexible plastics, paper and board products. This has been achieved with approximately 130 tonnes per annum being diverted from landfill.
To recycle unusable ferrous metals. This has been achieved with approximately 28 tonnes per annum being diverted from landfill.
Recycling of rigid plastics. Program has commenced with a third party recycler to convert rigid plastics into recycled products.
Program has commenced with a third party recycler to convert toner waste into recycled products.
From December 2008 Cartridge Rescue no longer pay a rebate for the return of empty cartridges however the pickup is still free!