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Cartridge Recycling Program

Any businesses, schools or retailers can join our free Cartridge Recycling Program and ensure printer cartridges are collected and recycled through Close the Loop with zero waste to landfill.

Once you register, you’ll be able to order a starter kit online that includes:

  • 1 x Reuseable Collection Box (Approx. dimensions- 70cm H x 35cm W x 45cm L)
  • 4 x Collection Bags
  • 4 x Cable ties

Accepted Products:
Our free Cartridge Recycling Program can only accept Genuine Cartridges from our Supporting Partners, as they’re partnership with Close the Loop actually pays for the recycling process!
All accepted cartridge brands are listed below:

We accept toner cartridges, inkjet cartridges, laser cartridges, unused cartridges, toner bottle, fuser & drum units, enviroliner pens, print heads & waste hoppers, containers, collectors & kits to collect and recycle.

Close the Loop can accept compatible (non-genuine) cartridges at the small cost of $3.25 per toner cartridge and $1 per Inkjet.
Please contact our Customer Service to set up this service.

**Please note, we do not accept bottles or containers full of waste toner- only the genuine waste toner units from the printer itself.

Start getting your cartridges recycled:

Step 1. Register an account here

Step 2. Once you’ve registered and confirmed your email address, you will receive an activation notice once your account has been approved (this can take a couple of business days).

Step 3. Log in to your online account via the online portal and order your Starter Kit. Please see this Portal User Guide.

Step 4. When your Starter Kit arrives, assemble your collection box. Line the collection box with one of the bags provided, and store the remaining bag and ties in a safe place for when required.

Step 5. Once the bag is full, remove it from inside the box and use one of the cable ties provided to seal the top of the bag.

Step 6. Metro Customers: Log into our online portal to book in for collection.

**Regional Customers: Simply drop your collection bags off at your local Australia Post office for return.
Alternatively, Cartridges can be taken and dropped off to our local Participating Drop Off partners:

  • Officeworks
  • Harvey Norman
  • The Good Guys
  • Office National Stores
  • Local Council Recycling Depots
  • JB HIFI

Find your nearest collection point.

Close the Loop Proudly Partners with Planet Ark for the Cartridges 4 Planet Ark

Cartridges 4 Planet Ark (C4PA) is a well-known and trusted program operated in Australia to specifically collect and divert as many cartridges from Australian landfills as possible. C4PA was the first national multi vendor program operated in Australia to specifically collect and divert as many cartridges from landfills as possible. This program is known worldwide as one of the most successful volunteer product stewardship programs in the world and is supported by 6 leading manufacturers and promoted by Planet Ark. Collections, recycling and materials recovery is all undertaken by Close the Loop under a brand promise of Zero Waste to Landfill
Click here for more information on the Cartridges 4 Planet Ark.

Image Credit: Planet Ark

Need Further Help?

You can contact our great customer service team on 1800 24 24 73 or email csteam@closetheloop.com.au for assistance with your collection.

Replacement consumable packs (bags and ties) can be ordered through our online portal also.

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