3 June 2020

Think Inks, a Manchester-based printer consumables recycling organisation, is donating up to £5 to Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity (previously Above & Beyond's Bristol City Centre Hospitals Appeal for every used ink cartridge they receive from the public for recycling.

Think Inks’ recycling initiative allows people to raise money and contribute to the wellness of the environment, all through sending in their used print cartridges and without the need for giving cash.

Sending empty cartridges to Think Inks is easy; request a FREEPOST bag from the Think Inks website, selecting Above & Beyond as your charity, and it will be sent to your address. Fill the bag with your empty cartridges (two to ten cartridges are permitted in each bag) to recycle. The bag can then be posted in any post box, for free. No direct contact with others is required. 

Think Inks Managing Director, James O'Connor says, “With increasing numbers of people working and learning at home due to the COVID-19 distancing measures, it is possible that up to 30% more Inkjet cartridges (typically used in home printers or small desktop printers) than normal will be discarded, which is why we are calling on the public to recycle their used cartridges. The pandemic has impacted the way we live and work, but the biggest impact is to our NHS and the people who are risking their lives to save ours. With most methods of conventional fundraising paused, we are proud to be able to raise substantial funds without asking the public for cash."

For more information on how to get involved, please visit https://think-inks.uk/nhs/.