Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

4.5
Average: 4.5 (2 votes)

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When to Use

Not recommended for color toner cartridges. Many remanufactured toners work just as well as new ones.

Type

Consumer, Industrial

Cost Savings

A remanufactured toner costs about 50% less than new cartridges. (Read more)

 

Environmental & Health Information

Reused cartridges help reduce landfill waste and save money.

Criteria for Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

Info on this product category: Toner Cartridges

Criteria for Toner Cartridges

Priorities in order of preference for toner cartridges are:

  1. Remanufactured high-yield (and/or made with recycled-content) Cartridges
  2. High-yield Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Cartridges
  3. Remanufactured Standard Cartridges


Remanufactured toner cartridges supplied on this contract must meet or exceed OEM cartridge standards for quality and performance and meet approved remanufactured toner cartridge industry standards. Toner cartridges furnished to these specifications shall meet or exceed the latest remanufactured toner cartridge industry standards adopted by the Standardized Test Methods Committee (STMC) or the guidelines adopted by American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) for remanufactured toner cartridges including, but not limited to:

  1. ASTM F 1856 
  2. ASTM F 335 
  3. ASTM F 2036 
  4. ISTA-Integrity Procedure 1A (ISTA 1A)

Last updated

Last updated: 
October 23, 2018

Guide for City Staff

Recycle toner cartidges for free by giving them to the citywide contracted office supply vendor when they deliver office supplies.

Citywide Contract

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