Reduce waste and contribute to sustainability by participating in our Toner Cartridge Recycle Program.

Proper disposal of toner cartridges not only benefits the environment but also supports our campus-wide commitment to responsible recycling practices.

Locations on Campus

  • IT Helpdesk Second Floor – Front Desk
  • Hagedorn Hall Lower Level – IT Front Desk
  • Nexus Nursing Mailroom – Room-340

There are two boxes, one for OEM and Non-OEM

Why Recycle Toner Cartridges?

Toner cartridges play a crucial role in our printing ecosystem, but their disposal requires careful consideration. Let’s explore how we can responsibly manage toner cartridges to reduce environmental impact.

Understanding Toner Cartridges


  • Plastic Housing: Protects internal components.
  • Toner Powder: Creates printed images.
  • Metal Components: Essential for printing.

Lifespan Factors

  • Printing Frequency: Frequent use depletes toner.
  • Quality of Usage: Proper settings and maintenance matter.

Environmental Impact

  •  Prevent hazardous materials from entering landfills
  • Reduce energy consumption associated with manufacturing new cartridges.

Cost Savings

  •  Contribute to the university’s sustainability efforts, potentially reducing waste disposal costs.

Types of Toner Cartridges

OEM Toner Cartridges

Original equipment manufacturer toner cartridges are made by the same company that makes your printer.

Non-OEM Toner Cartridges

Consists of remanufactured ink cartridges, like the non-oem cartridges purchased from AM Exclusive.

How to Participate

Collection Points

  •  Locate the designated collection points across campus, marked with prominent recycling signage.
  • Common areas, offices, and academic buildings are equipped with convenient drop-off points.

Accepted Items

  • Bring empty or used toner cartridges from printers and copiers (OEM and Non-OEM)
  • Ensure cartridges are clean and free of any residual ink. (NO INK should  be present in the cartridges)


  •  Place the used toner cartridges in the provided recycling boxes.
  •  Seal the boxes securely to prevent spillage during transportation.
  • Users must send at least 6-8 toner cartridges in a box.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, our program accepts a wide range of toner cartridges including OEM and Non OEM cartridges. Check with collection points for specific details.

Collection points are regularly monitored and emptied as needed to ensure a smooth recycling process.

No, all condition Cartridges are accepted.

No, you can bring as many as needed to be recycled.

No, this service is only for Toner Cartridge recycling.

Join Us in Making a Difference!

Your participation in this program contributes to a greener, more sustainable campus. Thank you for being part of our commitment to environmental responsibility. Together, we can make a positive impact!

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Swirbul Library, 213
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