*NEWS*1 BILLION CTGS A YEAR IN LANDFILLS

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*NEWS*1 BILLION CTGS A YEAR IN LANDFILLS

 user 2006-01-06 at 10:22:00 am Views: 84
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    TONER INK CARTRIDGES BY THE NUMBERS
    450 years
    Length of time it takes one inkjet cartridge to decompose in a landfill.

    1,000 years
    Length of time it takes one laser-toner cartridge to decompose in a landfill.

    350 million
    Number of new inkjet cartridges dumped in landfills in North America annually.

    1 billion
    Number of cartridges put in landfills worldwide annually.

    70
    Percentage of them that were used once.

    One gallon
    Amount of oil it takes to produce one new laser cartridge.

    Six or more
    Number of times an inkjet cartridge can be refilled.

    Three
    Number of times discarded cartridges would circle the world in one year if stacked end-to-end