Frequently Asked Questions


Most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
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ANYONE, including any individual, business, school, non-profit, PTA/PTO, club, hospital, benefit, group, troop, really any one, in the contiguous United States.

Recycling Advantage offers its FREE shipping program to its partners within the contiguous United States. Organizations located outside of the contiguous United States are welcome to provide their own means of shipping.

NOTHING! Recycling Advantage is free! No start up costs, free shipping, and free inkjet collection box and marketing materials.

Check out our Fundraising Tips for more information on how to improve your recycling earnings.

We pay for many used/empty  original (OEM) Canon and HP inkjet cartridges.  We also pay for some remanufactured/replacement twice used inkjets and they are listed on the lower right hand section of the pricelist.  We also pay for new/unused inkjet cartridges and new/unused laser toner cartridges.  For new/unused ink and toner cartridges we only accept original OEM/original Cartridges . We don’t accept or purchase  remanufactured/replacement toner cartridges.

Local disposal of non-reusable printer cartridges provides the most eco-friendly option for disposal by reducing transportation pollution and packaging materials. Check for local disposal options.

If you have 40 OR MORE working cell phones, call or email a list, for a quote.

We recycle all I Series laptops and  Apple laptops from 2013 or higher date.  However, if your laptops are not listed specifically on the Laptop price list, they must be included with a shipment that meets the $25.00 or more worth of items on pricelist.  See “What We Buy” for pricelists. 

See our Environmental Policy for specifics on our responsible recycling practices.

Shipping FAQ

Recycling Advantage provides FREE shipping as long as the shipping guidelines are met. We simply ask that you send at least $25.00 in product value from our online pricelists per box using 1 label and follow the shipping guidelines of size and weight. If the box length exceeds 42  inches there will be a $14.00 deduction from your earnings to cover the UPS fees.  If your box weight exceeds 50 lbs. there will be a $22.00 over weight fee deducted from your recycling earnings. If your box exceeds 75 total inches when adding length + width + height,  the fee of $55.00 will be deducted from your recycling earnings.

In order to provide FREE shipping, we ask that you send at least $20.00 worth of items on our Qualified item price list (Per label)


Payment FAQ

Around 30 days from the date Recycling Advantage receives your shipment, a check and an itemized purchase order and shipping labels will be issued for your qualified printer cartridges and electronics.

Yes.  We require $25.00 or more in product to be sent.  This helps cover our shipping costs and enable us to pay for your order.  Payment will not be made and credit will not be accrued for shipments under $25.00 in qualifying product.


Due to industry pricing fluctuations, our pricing usually changes within the first two weeks of each month.  The pricing applied to your order is based on the price list that is online when your shipment is received in our facility.