Three years of trading and over 11,000 cartridges recycled

Published on 27 March 2015


This year Cartridge Depot is celebrating their third year of trading in March 2015. At this same time last year, they reported having recycled over 6000 Cartridges during their first two years of being open. They can now confirm that they have recycled a further 5000 cartridges since bringing the total of cartridges sent to recycling up to an astounding 11000 in their first three years of trading!!! This means that they have almost doubled the number of cartridges they have sent to recycling since last year’s count. On average this works out at 10 cartridges being sent to recycling each day. Studies show that over 350 million cartridges are dumped and put into landfill each year, and the fact that it can take anything between 450 to 1000 years for cartridges to decompose is staggering.

Cartridge Depot

Director Guy Ciampa says “This is a great achievement for us working together with the local community. Without the locals’ support we would not have been able to have reached this landmark! Within our industry I believe it is important to be able to offer the recycling of cartridges. The amount we have recycled since trading is tiny in comparison to how many cartridges are being put into landfill each year, however we believe that anything we can do to help this will be beneficial to our Environment for us and future generations. We want to increase this figure significantly so we ask all Local People, Businesses and Organisations to join us in recycling empty printer cartridges. You do not even need to be a customer or buy anything from us, it is free.”

We are therefore again calling on the public to please think next time you have an empty cartridge and rather than throwing it in the bin, help Cartridge Depot continue their good work by popping in and recycling your empty printer cartridge. If you have a large quantity of cartridges, Cartridge Depot will even arrange to get them collected free of charge if you are based locally.

Cartridge Depot is a local and independently run business based in St Loyes Street in Bedford’s Town Centre that prides them self in offering a friendly, helpful and personal service to their domestic and commercial customers alike. Cartridge Depot stock and supply ORIGINAL, COMPATIBLE and REMANUFACTURED printer cartridges catering for EVERYONES preferences and printer needs. Alongside the cartridges they stock wide ranges of different paper types and can also supply printers together with a set up service, if required, making it your One Stop Shop for all of your printing requirements. We now also stock a new range of coloured papers and cards!!!

Cartridge Depot would again like to thank our existing and new customers alike for their continued support during our first years of trading. Thanks to them for playing their part in helping us to reach this incredible milestone number of Cartridges sent to recycling. Without you this would not have been possible.

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