Business Waste and Recycling Services

Printer Ink Cartridge and Toner Recycling

Available as sack collection
Available as sack collection

Printer cartridge and toner cartridge recycling is easy.

Our pre-paid toner recycling service accepts all kinds of printer and toner cartridges, and is super quick to set up. We guarantee next day collection for all cartridges and toner recycling orders.

Damaged printer cartridges generate green energy from waste or are used to manufacture new products, such as coat-hangers.

Ink cartridge recycling

Printer and toner and ink cartridges are perfect to recycle for reuse, and doing so saves them from landfill and ensures you're closing the loop!

From small printer cartridges to laser toner cartridges, send them our way today.

Got a smaller quantity to recycle? Check out our RecycleBox scheme for one-off orders!

✔︎ Chuck it in
✘ Please keep it out
  • Any printer cartridges

  • Any toner

  • Fax and photocopier cartridges

  • Toner and printer ink bottles

  • Paper

  • Electronic equipment

350 million printer cartridges are discarded annually worldwide, each one taking up to 1000 years to fully decompose in landfill.


Easy switch from your current business waste provider
Flexible business waste and recycling collections up to 3 times a day, 7 days a week
Amazing support available 24/7/365 from our specialist commercial waste collection team
Zero-to-landfill, with all non-recyclable business waste sent to generate Green energy.
Service Extras, like compliance certificates, weighing and data, and posters.
Responsible processing of materials in our award-winning facility

The simple way to recycle toner cartridges

Wondering where to recycle toner cartridges? Look no further: First Mile recycles all types of toners cartridges as well as recycle printer cartridges!

It’s estimated that over 1.1 billion toner cartridges are used every year around the world, of which 350 million end up in landfills where they can take between 450 and 1000 years to break down, releasing harmful gases during this time. That's not ok.

Reduce landfill through recycling printer cartridges

People can reduce landfilling by recycling printer cartridges and toner. Remanufacturing these items can save over 38,000 tons of plastic and metal from landfills. Sounds good, right?

Our printer toner recycling service gives these products a second chance to stay in use, avoiding further burdens on landfill.

First Mile cartridge recycling

Within the cartridge recycling process if any any cartridge is damaged beyond recovery, we send them to be shredded, so materials are separated and recycled into other products. As a last alternative, non-recoverable toners are sent to generate green energy used to heat homes in the UK.

Cartridge recycling doesn’t need to cause a headache. Recycle your toners and cartridges today!

Order a Toner Recycling Sack

If you're a current First Mile customer, please order through the Customer Portal.

1 × Sack

Your sacks will be delivered for free next working day delivery. Once you've filled one, you can log in to the First Mile portal to arrange a free collection.

Please enter a valid UK postcode

Easy. Smart. Green.

You're one step away from a cheaper, greener recycling service.