Sharp is an environmentally minded company with a long track record of environmental improvements of its products. As such, Sharp is committed to participating at the European "Industry Voluntary Agreement on Imaging Equipment". Thus Sharp contributes to the EU Action Plan on Energy Efficiency by improving environmental attributes of its products especially with regard to resource and energy efficiency.
Regarding the disposal and treatment of Sharp toner cartridges and other consumables from Sharp multifunctional devices, please take note of the following:
Such waste shall be treated according to legal requirements in your area. We recommend addressing competent service providers for this (e.g. waste recycling companies), and asking local authorities for support, where necessary. Special solutions apply in the following countries:
In UK, you may address eReco, a qualified company for toner recycling which co-operates with Sharp. eReco recycles dry print consumables, including toner bottles, in an environmentally friendly manner. For details incl. service charges please visit www.ereco.co.uk.
In France, Sharp is a partner of CONIBI, a system which collects used toner cartridges and other consumables from business users. The service is free of charge for business users of Sharp products. Please visit www.conibi.fr.