Stop! Don't Toss Out That Old Toner Cartridge

Laser printers may be a secretary's friend, but they're an environmentalist's headache. Customers throw out more than 20 million empty toner cartridges from them each year. Since the cartridges include parts that need maintenance, printer makers have opted for the disposable design to reduce downtime. The problem is that they add greatly to the trash dumps of plastic and metal.

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