http://www.jpi.or.jp/contest/jpc2008/english/005.htm The Ink Cartridge Homecoming Project (Joint Project by 6 inkjet printer manufacturers in Japan)
BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD./BROTHER SALES, LTD.
Canon Inc./Canon Marketing Japan Inc.
Dell Japan Inc.
Seiko Epson Corporation /Epson Sales Japan Corporation
Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd.
Lexmark International, Co., Ltd.
Japan Post Service Co., Ltd.
Japan Post Network Co., Ltd.
Six inkjet printer manufacturers jointly collect used ink cartridges by
utilizing postal offices around Japan as collection points and
established distribution system, aiming at enhancement of user’s
convenience as well as the collection rate. This collection box will be
installed at every post office and distributed to each sorting point.
The box can be reused for sending the used cartridge back to each