Save £1,000s on essential office products & help save the environment

Posted: December 31, 2011 in Hot Deals, Money saving, Office Stationery, stationery

Deciding to buy refurbished versus original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ink cartridges is an effective way to contain stationery costs – as much as £1000 or more can be saved per year. Plus refurbished cartridges are an environmentally sound decision.

Interestingly, only 10-15% of the ink cartridges used in the UK are recycled. 97% of the components can be reused. So why are remanufactured ink cartridges not part of the standard routine when ordering replacement cartridges? There may be several factors involved including habit, lack of knowledge about the products and fear that the products will be inferior.

How are ink cartridges refurbished? The process begins with a thorough inspection of the used cartridge. Any broken or worn out parts are replaced. This ensures that the cartridge meets the original manufactured standards. The cartridge is then filled with quality ink. Cleaning, inspecting and packaging for shipping are the final steps.

Money saving from refurbished cartridges can be upto 70% off the original cost. They will print at least the same number of pages as the OEM product. The typical price on a new colour ink cartridge is £35 while the refurbished one is less than £8. Another example is colour laser cartridges. An OEM cyan toner cartridge is around £81, a refurbished cyan toner cartridge is around £38.

Companies that buy 20 colour cartridges a year can save £540 a year on just switching to refurbished cartridges.An even bigger savings is realized for those using colour laser printers. Switching to the refurbished cyan toner alone will save £860 per year

Buying refurbished ink cartridges is a brilliant way to save significant money for the company without any compatibility problems. It also just makes sense to help reduce the amount of usable waste going to the landfill.Additionally,Printerinks.com gives hot deals of 10% discount plus 13.5% cashback on purchases, as long as you visit their site via Pouring Pounds. Switching to refurbished ink cartridges is the smart choice economically and environmentally!

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