General Questions

How do I get started with Recycling Advantage?
Simply fill out the quick registration form.
Who can become a Recycling Advantage partner?
ANY ONE, including any individual, business, school, non-profit, PTA/PTO, club, hospital, benefit, group, troop, really any one, in the contiguous United States.
Can I become a recycling advantage partner if I will be shipping from outside 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.
What does it cost to participate?
NOTHING! Recycling Advantage is free!  No start up costs, free shipping, and free collection and marketing materials.
How can I increase my earnings?
Check out our Fundraising Tips for more information on how to improve your recycling earnings.
I am no longer able to log in to my account database.
Great news!  For your convenience you no longer need to log in to check your account records.  You will be emailed when we receive your recycling shipment.  Coming soon, we will be emailing your recycling earnings as well.
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What Cartridges and electronics does Recycling Advantage recycle?

We pay for empty Inkjet cartridges, new unused inkjet/Laser Toner Cartridges and laptops.   See Qualifying Price List for specific cartridge model numbers. We have a separate program if you are replacing a higher volume of items and other IT equipment that you are replacing. This will be found on our Tech Repurpose page

Do you accept all printer cartridges?
We pay for many used/Empty inkjet cartridges, New/unused ink and Laser Toner Cartridges. ON the Qulifying pricelist you can find that we purchase Original empty Hp, Canon ink Cartridges. There are a very small amount of Remanufactured/twice used empty inkjet cartridges. For New/Unused Ink and Toner cartridges we only accept original OEM Cartridges. With the new items we purchase we do not accept Remanufactured cartrridges. 
How do I recycle the printer cartridges that are not on your qualifying price lists?
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.
Do you accept cell phones and accessories?

We only pay for all cell phones only on our Tech Repurpose program at 50 or more at a time. Chargers and other accessories are welcome with qualified orders, but are not required for payment. 

Do you accept all laptops?

We recycle all I Series laptops and apple laptops from 2013 or higher date. However if not listed specifically on the qualifying price list, they must be included with a shipment that meets one of the 25 items or $50.00 worth of items. See the Qualifying Price List. We only purchase Laptops below I3 or 2013 on Apple Laptops, on our Tech Repurpose program. 

How do you recycle the electronics you receive?
See our Environmental Policy for specifics on our responsible recycling practices.
I have over 400 laser toners Cartridges.

Yes. See our Tech Repurpose program for information.

i have It equipment that isn't on Recycling Advantage program- to earn large amounts of money you may have large amounts of laptops, Desktop computer,Cell phones, circuit boards and servers and whole server rooms. a separate program from recycling Advantage but can be in conjunction with, we have our tech repurpose program. we already recycle laptops but in recycling advantage but now you can recycle more and earn more.


What do you charge for shipping?
Recycling Advantage provides FREE shipping as long as the shipping guidelines are met. We simply ask that you send at least 25 qualified items or $50.00 in value per box using 1 label and follow the shipping guidelines of size and weight. If box is over our size or weight limits and UPS charges for over-sized or over-weight packages, the fee of $55.00 will be deducted from your recycling earnings.
How many items do I need to collect before shipping?

In order to provide FREE shipping, we ask that you send at least 25 qualified items or $50.00 worth of items on our Qualified item price list (Per label)

How do I ship?


When should I expect my payment?
Around 30 days from the date Advantage receives your shipment, a check and an itemized purchase order and shipping labels will be issued for your qualified printer cartridges and electronics.
Is there a minimum amount in order for payment to be issued?

Yes.  Payment will not be made for shipments under $25.00 qualifying product.

When do your prices change?
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.