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Why is it so difficult to recycle toner cartridges?
It's fairly easy to recycle/refill old INK cartridges, but toner cartridges are a real problem. I have already discovered:
if you search for "recycle toner cartridges" you get a lot of search results, but most companies don't actually take TONER cartridges (from laser printers).
It doesn't look like you can refill them yourself. ( believe they work by releasing a powder which is heat-sealed to the paper.)
In the instructions the picture shows putting the old cartridge into the bin, but really, it's a big item and I believe they have toxic elements in them. Surely it's possible for companies to recharge them?
In our supposedly "green" age, why do the big boys make it so difficult for the consumer to act responsibly?
The model is DELL 1160w B&W laser printer.