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Layne Beachley says thanks Australia! 13,500 cartridges recycled every working day (5.8MB wav file)

  • Rebecca Gilling from Planet Ark News Grab 3 (2017) ( 3.80MB wav file)
    In the last year Australians have diverted 3.5 million used cartridges away from landfill which is an extraordinary achievement. The success of the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' is a direct result of the commitment of our program partners who've made it easy for households and workplaces to recycle their cartridges.
  • Rebecca Gilling from Planet Ark News Grab 2 (2017) ( 3.14MB wav file)
    This year we really want to say a big thank you to everyone who has helped protect the environment by recycling their printer cartridges. Together we've diverted 13,500 used cartridges away from landfill every working day, which is an extraordinary achievement.
  • Rebecca Gilling from Planet Ark News Grab 1 (2017) ( 3.44MB wav file)
    In the last year 13,500 printer cartridges were recycled through 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' every working day, making it our biggest year ever. In total, Australians have now helped divert over 34 million printer cartridges from landfill, which is an extraordinary achievement.
  • Layne Beachley Grab #6 ( 577kb wav file)
    More than 77 bags of cartridges are diverted from landfill every day through the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program.
  • Layne Beachley Grab #5 ( 2.98MB wav file)
    Used printer cartridges recycled though 'Cartridges 4 planet Ark' can be made into items like garden and outdoor furniture, pens, rulers and can even be added to asphalt to make roads last longer.
  • Layne Beachley Grab #4 ( 2.58MB wav file)
    Printer cartridges are made up of plastics, metals, foam, ink and toner, so throwing them in landfill is a waste of resources and contributes to the growing problem of electronic waste. It's easy to recycle them through the Cartridges 4 Planet Ark program.
  • Layne Beachley Grab #3 ( 2.78MB wav file)
    Everyone can drop their used printer cartridges in the special boxes at participating retail outlets or they could get a collection box for their work. Find more information at Cartridges.PlanetArk.org or calling the hotline on 1800 24 24 73.
  • Layne Beachley Grab #2 ( 1.76MB wav file)
    By recycling used printer cartridges through the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program, Australians can prevent 1,200 tonnes of valuable resources from going into landfill every year.
  • Layne Beachley Grab #1 ( 3.43MB wav file)
    Technology is becoming more advanced everyday but electronic waste is still the fastest growing form of waste, so we're encouraging people to take advantage of free recycling programs like 'Cartridges for Planet Ark'.

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