Samsung Launches Environmentally Conscious S.T.A.R.T Program Print Friendly Version Print Friendly

Source: Samsung Australia

Samsung Electronics Australia today announced the launch of the S.T.A.R.T Program (Samsung Takeback And Recycle Toner) in partnership with Close the Loop. The S.T.A.R.T program provides businesses with a simple way to recycle any consumable items that can beremoved from Samsung printers.


The S.T.A.R.T program marks Samsung's commitment to providing businesses with comprehensivesolutions to their printing needs from start to finish. This environmentally conscious program safelyprocesses empty cartridges into their major usable raw components (plastics, metals, toner, packaging,
cardboard and other miscellaneous materials) and then makes those recovered materials available to theraw materials marketplace for reuse in new manufacturing for a range of products.

"As part of Samsung's Global Eco-Management Policy, we are committed to encouraging responsiblebusiness practices" said Emmanuele Silanesu, Head of IT at Samsung Electronics Australia. "Ourpartnership with Close the Loop and the S.T.A.R.T program is another step towards promoting recyclingand limiting waste in the workplace", he added.

The S.T.A.R.T program has been specially designed to make it quick and simple for business owners torecycle. Customers are required to register with Close the Loop before receiving a starter kit includingcollection box and liners. Recycling the product is as simple as placing the items into the supplied collection box bags and calling Close the Loop Customer Service for collection. All cartridges, wastecollectors, bulk toners and/or developer and drum units can be recycled through the Samsung S.T.A.R.T Program.

For further information on Samsung's environmental initiatives, visit
http://www.samsung.com/au/aboutsamsung/citizenship/environment.html
News: 23/08/2011 9:41:41 AM