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Reduce its carbon footprint with Caliber Technologies! By purchasing our line of environmentally conscious, compatible imaging supplies, you help the environment with every page you print. In addition, we offer specialized environmental programs to recycle your spent cartridges. All claims are backed by three independent carbon footprint studies and most Caliber Technolgies vendors are ISO 14001 certified.

Here are some important facts about toner cartridges and the environment. Make the switch to Caliber Technologies environmentally conscious cartridges and start printing green today.

  • “Although the recycling of (OEM) toner cartridges does have a number of benefits, remanufacturing is a superior choice, both environmentally and economically.” (Source: U.S. Department of Energy Office of Industrial Technologies)
  • In 1997, the US EPA stated that remanufactured cartridges are “as good as new” in its publication called “WasteWi$e”.
  • Remanufacturing cartridges uses 80% less energy than manufacturing new cartridges. (Source: various sources)
  • Each discarded laser cartridge adds approximately 3 pounds of metal and plastic waste to our landfills.
  • The plastic in each NEW laser toner cartridge takes 3.5 quarts of oil to produce.
  • For every cartridge remanufactured, over a pound of plastics is withheld from the waste stream.
  • In the USA, it is estimated 8 printer cartridges are thrown away every second. (Source:
  • 80% of all empty toner cartridges end up in our landfills. (Source: various sources)
  • Over 400 million cartridges are discarded into our nation's landfills each year.
  • Cartridges make up over 1.9 billion pounds of solid waste in America’s landfills.