Panasonic's strategic direction incorporates concern for the environment into all aspects of the product life cycle, from product development to energy saving designs; from greater product reusability to waste-conscious packaging practices.
We currently recycle certain popular fax toner cartridges:
- UG-5530 (product line discontinued but still honoring recycling option on existing products)
Simply package the used cartridge in the original box and affix the prepaid UPS "Authorized Return Service" label that was provided with the cartridge when it was purchased. Include your name and address on the label. Shipping is FREE.
If you have a spent UG-3220, UG-3221, UG-3313, UG-3350, UG-5510, UG-5520, UG-5530 or UG-5540 cartridge, and no longer have your ARS label, please click here to request a replacement. Please be sure to include your mailing address.
OFFICE DEPOT - Office Depot operates a toner cartridge-recycling program for all brands except Epson and Cannon. Please call a store near you for more details.
- Many local schools and youth organizations such as the Boy Scouts collect toner cartridges as fund raising programs.
- Many office supply centers offer in-store toner cartridge recycle drop off service.
- To locate recycling/reuse centers for toner cartridges, please visit the following web sites:
- USPS - Your local post office may provide free toner recycling shipping bags. To recycle your used cartridges place them in the original carton and place inside of shipping bag. Contact you local Post Office for more details.
- SMART RECYCLE - Company provides free toner recycling services to consumers and the business community. Proceeds collected from toner cartridges can be donated to various non-profits.
- EARTH911 - Site provides lists of recycling centers in your area. Click on electronics recycling and select toner cartridge, type in your zip code and a list of participating organizations is displayed.
- STAPLES - Offers the InkDrop Program which accepts Panasonic Fax and Printer cartridges from selected models.
Our entire line is Energy Star compliant. The Energy Saver system significantly reduces the power consumption when the machine is in stand-by mode.
1The web sites mentioned are for informational purposes only and are not endorsed by Panasonic.