REFILL CARTRIDGES AND HELP FORESTS.Byline: Daily News
VALENCIA -- An ink cartridge company with a store in Valencia is helping replant re·plant
To reattach an organ, limb, or other body part surgically to the original site.
An organ, limb, or body part that has been replanted. trees lost to fire and other natural causes in the nation's forests.
Cartridge World Cartridge World is an international company specializing in the remanufacturing of ink and toner cartridges for consumer printing. Run under independently operated franchises, the company also sells compatible cartridges and printing accessories. , which refills ink and toner cartridges, is partnering with the National Arbor Day Foundation The National Arbor Day Foundation is the world's oldest and largest tree-planting organization. Its million members plant millions of trees every year. New members receive 10 free trees. , pledging donations in conjunction with its frequent-buyer program. The goal nationwide is to plant 75,000 trees.
The "Plant a Tree, Not a Cartridge" campaign is aimed at keeping discarded ink and toner cartridges out of landfills by refilling them. Starting this month, customers will receive frequent-buyer cards that once filled will pay to plant trees.
Margaret Morrison of the store on Newhall Ranch Road said the goal is twofold -- to educate consumers about the importance of recycling and to help reforest re·for·est
tr.v. re·for·est·ed, re·for·est·ing, re·for·ests
To replant (an area) with forest cover.
re . Cartridge World has 500 stores nationwide, with 200 more expected to open by the end of the year.
John Rosenow, president of the Arbor Day Foundation, said the newly planted trees not only will help restore wildlife habitat, clean the air and protect soil and waterways The list of waterways is a link page for any river, canal, estuary or firth.
Last year was the worst forest-fire season on record, with more than 9.6 million acres burned.