Schools

  • Help your school and pupils to become greener by recycling
  • Raise funds for your school
  • Win extra ‘Eco Gifts’ for your school through our recycling scheme
  • Call us on 0844 879 7179

We specialise in recycling used ink cartridges. Our aim is to help schools raise funds and to encourage the next generation to get greener! We will collect your used printer cartridges and donate the money raised straight back to your school.

We will pay you £1 for an original manufacturer cartridge* and 50p for a remanufactured cartridge* We’ll collect HP, Lexmark, Dell and any Canon labelled – PG37, PG40, PG50, PG510, PG512, PG540, PG545, CL37, CL38 CL41, CL51, CL52, CL511, CL513, CL541 and CL546.

And a little bit of extra help from us!…

Along side raising school funds we also run an ‘Eco Project’ designed to get your pupils outside and learning about their local environment and wildlife. As well as every £1 you raise we give you an additional ‘Green Point’ these points can be redeemed for ‘Green Goodies’ for your school, such as bulbs, trees, butterfly boudoirs, bird houses, hedgehog houses, bug boxes, toad hides, vegetable / herb garden equipment, gardening tools, bird tables and feeders, bat boxes even sponsoring an endangered species of your choice and rain forest conservation projects too! There is so much to choose from!

Cartridges can be collected from anywhere, school, home, work, clubs, friends and family.

If parents would like to take a bin to work on behalf of your school we can supply a pack for them to do so. This is a great way of boosting the money raised. You could also ask local businesses to display a bin for you, do you have a local shop, bank or business that could help?

* Unfortunately as of 1st September 2012 we are unable to recycle Epson, Brother and Kodak cartridges, or any individual colour Canon ink tanks or ANY toners at present.

Testimonials

“In just over 6 months we raised £258.50! Empties please has been one of the most successful fundraisers that we have ever been involved with. Thank you Empties Please!”
Alison Wilkinson, Highfields Community Primary School, Nantwich, Cheshire.

“We take part in a number of recycling projects with great success but none more so than the initiative to recycle ink cartridges which we raised a staggering £146 for our first bin. “
Sharon Barton, Leftwich Primary School, Cheshire

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Highfields Community Primary School in Nantwich are well under way with their recycling scheme and are just deciding how to spend their green points!

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Congratulations to Leftwich Primary School in Cheshire who raised £146 from their first full recycle bin!