Who's in the top ten returners for Cartridges 4 Planet Ark?
Author: Claire Bell
Small actions can make a big impact and with over 41 million cartridges recycled since the program began, that's certainly true for Cartridges 4 Planet Ark!
None of this is possible without the workplaces and councils who have Cartridges 4 Planet Ark collection boxes, so let’s celebrate the top ten returners.
Top Ten Workplaces
To recycle as many cartridges as we did means lots of workplaces are doing the right thing - so thanks to everyone who participated.
The top ten workplaces for the last year are:
- 4,906 - Plakkit
- 3,388 - B.A.Y Property Group
- 3,120 - Business Technology Specialists
- 2,946 - Uni of Technology Sydney
- 2,912 - AB Note
- 2,781 - DEDJTR
- 2,480 - Greater Bank Limited
- 2,306 - Aulight Consultant
- 2,144 - Chris Sainty
- 2,143 - Dept of Parliamentary Serv
Share your achievements or encourage more returns with our free promotional resources.
Top Ten Councils
Local councils are increasingly providing public collection points for their residents as well as recycling their own cartridges. The top ten councils were:
14,252 - Hornsby Shire Council, NSW*
6,103 - Lismore City Council, NSW*
5,343 - City of Yarra Depot, VIC*
3,903 - Randwick City Council, NSW*
3,847 - Liverpool City Council (NEW)
3,657 - City of Monash, VIC*
3,357 - City of Tea Tree Gully, SA*
3,344 - Wingecarribee Shire Council (NEW)
*Top ten last year
A huge thank you and we hope that you'll help us make 2019 even more successful.
Councils can access our Council Toolkit for free resources to promote the program.
Other exciting news:
- WIN a handmade surfboard printed with a design using 100% recycled cartridge ink.
- NEW resource kit - with downloadable share graphics, posters and videos.
- NEW look website - making it easier to find what you're looking for and looks great too!
Claire is Planet Ark's Recycling Campaign Manager. After working in the communications industry and raising a young family, she joined Planet Ark to follow her passion for helping the environment.
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