Sam's Club launches recycling pilot.Sam's Club Sam's Club is a membership-only warehouse club owned and operated by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. History
The first Sam's Club opened in April 1983 in Midwest City, Oklahoma in the United States.
Sam's Club is named after Sam Walton. and EnviroSmart, an inkjet and laser toner An electrically charged ink used in copy machines and laser printers. It adheres to an invisible image that has been charged with the opposite polarity onto a plate or drum or onto the paper itself. cartridge recycler based in Franklin, Tenn., have partnered to offer toner cartridge and cell phone recycling.
As of October, Sam's Club customers can drop off their used inkjet and laser toner cartridges, as well as their old cell phones and batteries, at kiosks inside select Sam's Club stores. The kiosks also will offer postage-paid envelopes for customers who prefer to mail in their empty inkjet cartridges A replaceable unit that holds ink and the print nozzles for inkjet printers. A separate cartridge for each of the four CMYK colors is the most efficient. Low-cost printers include cyan, magenta and yellow inks in one cartridge, requiring the entire unit be replaced when one color is empty. from home. Eleven Sam's Club locations in Alabama, Arkansas, California and Missouri are participating in the program. Similar programs are also in place at participating stores in Michigan and in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston metropolitan areas.
EnviroSmart recycles the collected printer cartridges and sends the cell phones and batteries collected to Michigan-based ReCellular, a leading refurbisher and recycler of cell phones, PDAs and other handheld technology.
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3. the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), independent agency of the U.S. government, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1970 to reduce and control air and water pollution, noise pollution, and radiation and to ensure the safe handling and , 1.5 pints of crude oil is needed to make one inkjet cartridge. According to estimates, it takes 1,000 years for an inkjet cartridge to break down in a landfill.
More information about EnviroSmart and toner cartridge recycling is available online at www.envirosmart.com.