SOURCE: InkCycle

InkCycle

January 11, 2011 11:00 ET

Recycled Ink & Toner Cartridge Business Diverts 493 Tons of E-Waste From Landfills; Recycles 588,209 Pounds of Inkjets & 397,718 Pounds of Toner Cartridges in 2010

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - January 11, 2011) - InkCycle, a company with a recycled line of ink and toner cartridges known as grenk, diverted 493 tons of electronic waste from landfills and recycled 588,209 pounds of inkjets and 397,718 pounds of toner cartridges in 2010. The company worked to educate national media, trade press, consumers and area businesses regarding the benefits of recycling e-waste last year.

Brad Roderick, executive vice president of InkCycle and environmentalist, said that this outreach project was an opportunity to increase awareness about recycling electronic waste in Kansas City and around the world. "We connected with our clients, partners and vendors to find out what InkCycle could do to expand education about recycling electronic waste. The grenk blog, Twitter, Facebook, press releases, media coverage and Web videos were all ways that InkCycle engaged people about remanufactured ink and toner recycling," said Roderick. 

Roderick added that clients such as UMB Bank, Hangers Cleaners and Barkley all participated in the e-waste recycling project by sharing their sustainability goals, efforts and results. 

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InkCycle is a Kansas City-based company with a green line of remanufactured ink and toner cartridges known as grenk (http://grenkblog.com). Grenk is a line of remanufactured ink and toner cartridges designed to leave the smallest environmental footprint possible. Powered by InkCycle, grenk delivers brand name quality at a fraction of the cost.

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