It doesn’t take that much extra time. Instead of throwing them in the trash, just toss the cartridge in the recycle box provided by Funding Factory.
Since computers and printers are so prevalent in today’s schools this will be a natural fit. Large school districts go through quite a few cartridges per month. Organizations who can enlist the support of businesses to display and promote the recycle boxes can also benefit.
Promoting the program is key. Make sure all of your office personnel are aware of the collection boxes, where the proceeds go and that the program is actively managed. Posting flyers every now and then will help remind people about the program.
This is the type of fundraiser that can go on year-round. The funds raise are incremental, but over time will really add up. Plus you will be doing your part to help our environment by keeping used cartridges out of the landfills.
It doesn’t cost anything to get started, just request a free information packet from Funding Factory and your group can get it’s first set of collection boxes.
Since 1997 FundingFactory has been offering a free fundraising through recycling program for educational and nonprofit organizations. Many of the most popular brands of inkjet cartridges, laser cartridges and cell phones are accepted through the program. FundingFactory pays the highest average prices for these items and offers extra incentives throughout the year.
Inkjet Recovery and Recycling: A Good Fit for Your Organization?