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Recycle to help nature

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Welcome to the RSPB Recycling Page. 

We've joined forces with The Recycling Factory to back a free recycling scheme that allows you to donate inkjet cartridges to selected charities. Only certain items are eligible for donation, so please check to see if yours is listed at 

If your inkjet cartridge is listed and you would like to send it to us, download a freepost label and attach to your packaging. Please note that the freepost weight limit is one kilogram; if you have multiple items and think that you may exceed this weight limit, you may have to split them into smaller packages. 

Recycling in larger volumes

If you are looking to recycle in larger volumes, such as quantities of 100 or more inkjet cartridges, first check that the items you intend to send in are accepted by The Recycling Factory.

If your items are eligible, please email The Recycling Factory team at  to set up a free RSPB recycling account. Once your account is in place, you will be able to access online instructions on how to arrange a free courier collection. 

Unfortunately, we are unable to receive a donation for laser toner cartridges – however, if you have a large number of toners you are interested in recycling, please contact The Recycling Factory on 0800 091 0696 or email to discuss further.