Environmental Responsibility

While Copyfree has spent the last 30 years dedicated to making a technological impact on your business, we haven’t neglected the impact that running our business can have on the environment. Behind the scenes, we’ve worked hard to implement procedures for properly managing the electronic waste removed from your equipment. We’ve partnered with local recyclers and we actively participate in Canon’s parts refurbishing programs.

We’re proud to represent a manufacturer that takes responsibility for its impact on the world. For decades, Canon has explored methods to minimize the environmental burden of its products throughout their life cycle, and through their Canon Genuine Supplies Collection Programs, they’re hoping to reach their goal in achieving zero landfill waste. These programs have been implemented to help our customers easily recycle their used cartridges and plastic toner containers, which otherwise inhabit our landfills. We strongly encourage you to take advantage of these programs and do your part.

Canon Laser Consumable Return Program

In 1990, Canon became the first company to collect and recycle used copier toner cartridges. With the cooperation of our customers, Canon has collected more than 378,000 tons around the world.

Unlike Canon's all-in-one cartridges, toner containers are made mainly of plastic material making them suitable for local recycling and local energy recovery in many areas of the country. When local recycling is utilized, the environmental impact associated with the transportation of containers is reduced.

If local recycling or energy recovery is not available in your area, Canon asks that customers ship them to the address below. Both cartridges and containers can be shipped together.

Canon Toner Recycling Center:  5980 Industrial Drive, Gloucester, CA  23061

The goal of this recycling program is to achieve zero landfill waste by reusing parts, recycling materials and employing energy recovery.

Canon Laser Consumable Return Program

For more information on Canon’s Laser Consumable Return Program, visit www.usa.canon.com/environment