Category Archives: Enviroment

Making a Difference on Earth Day, 2013 – Some Thoughts from Cartridge World in Wheaton, Illinois

Earth Day 2013 is just around the corner.  Since 1970, it has been celebrated every 22nd of April, and it continues to gain momentum with each year passing. We, as inhabitants, have become more conscious of what actions are detrimental … Continue reading

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Cartridge World Bloomingdale Asks: Are You Recycling Your E-Waste?

In the new frontiers of recycling, one of the most important ones is E-Waste.  E-Waste is the shortened version of “electronic waste,” and although it mainly refers to computers, it also includes cell phones, TVs, stereos, gaming systems and anything … Continue reading

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Cartridge World Bloomingdale Invites You to Join Us for America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day actually began as a state effort in 1994. Kevin Tuerff and Valerie Davis, two employees of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality started Texas Recycles Day to encourage the residents of their state to recycle.  They chose November … Continue reading

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Carbon Neutral

You are recycling your trash, buying your printer cartridges from Cartridge World, buying locally when possible; what else is left?  There is a new trend afoot and it is called Carbon or Climate Neutral.  The concept is to do all … Continue reading

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Cartridge World Bloomingdale Helps You Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Have you ever done the carbon footprint calculator?  It can be disconcerting.  In this day of environmental awareness, reducing the carbon footprint seems to be on everyone’s mind.  So what is it and how can you reduce it without becoming … Continue reading

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Join One Million Acts of Green on Cartridge World Bloomingdale’s Facebook Page

You may have noticed that one of the new additions to our Facebook page is the “One Million Acts of Green” button. As you probably know, one of the core values of our company is to be environmentally responsible.  Although … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2012 at Cartridge World in Bloomingdale, Illinois

Since April 22nd 1970 the United States has celebrated Earth Day.  Earth Day was started by Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin as a way to get grassroots involvement in environmental issues and then getting it on the national agenda in … Continue reading

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