To recycle ink cartridges for cash, send old ink cartridges to a company such as Green Hippo, Dazz Cycle, Evolve Recycling, Recycling Advantage or TonerBuyer.com. These companies offer cash payment in exchange for not only used ink cartridges, but also unused ink cartridges and some copy machine toners.
Businesses such as Green Hippo and Recycling Advantage accept empty toner and ink cartridges in addition to new and unused Original Equipment Manufacturer cartridges, cellphones, smartphones, iPads and tablets, and other small electronics. It is possible to get a custom quote for ink cartridges and other items by calling a representative from these businesses or by filling out an online quote request form. The turnaround time on payment may be as fast as three to 14 days, and payment can be disbursed via PayPal or by check.
Many ink cartridge recycling businesses, such as Dazz Cycle and Recycling Advantage, offer corporations, schools, charities and other organizations the opportunity to turn in used and new unused ink cartridges for cash as part of fundraising programs, as of 2015. Recycling Advantage gives advice on how to increase cash earnings through recycling and offers a Fundraising Tips section on its website. Available information gives details about engaging in recycling fundraising campaigns specifically for schools and non-profit organizations.