Cartridge recycling or schools and charities! In partnership with greenOffice, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet brings you an easy way to promote recycling at your school.

Cartridge recycling is a wonderful, sustainable way to reduce your community’s carbon footprint, get learners actively involved in a recycling project, and to create an environmentally-friendly image for your school.

Did you know?

  • A typical cartridge will take up to 1000 years to decompose.captainCartridge
  • Only between 20-30% of all printer cartridges are currently recycled.
  • Industry analysts estimate a spent cartridge can be reused or remanufactured between 3 to 7 times.

Why Should Your School Recycle Cartridges?

  • It is easy, convenient and accessible way to raise more money.
  • Learners are taught a practical, sustainable skill.
  • The school will help reduce the community’s carbon footprint.
  • There is no financial lay-out for the school.
  • No mess, no fuss: cartridges are clean and compact.
  • Free pick-up for schools and charities.

Register for Cartridge Recycling Now

MySchool will help your recycling project become a sustainable success. Simply register for the service and use your current resources to mobilise learners and parents to support the programme. We will do the rest!

  1. Register your school for the cartridge recycling program by completing this form (download it here) and emailing/ faxing it to your Community Organiser or our Client Service Centre (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./ 0866 822 833)
  2. Place a collection box in a convenient location. If you need a box, please let us know. 
  3. Promote the recycling project in your school and community through competitions and events (e.g. Cartridge Tuesday)
  4. Once you have more than 15 cartridges, please contact the MySchool Client Service Centre (0860 100 445 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) to request collection. MySchool will log your request.
  5. greenOFFICE will pick up cartridges within 10 working days from the collection request.
  6. MySchool pays the funds generated directly to the school. You can expect payment within 2 months from the month of collection. Please refer to your Beneficiary Pack, under the PARTNER section, for payment confirmation.

PLEASE NOTE: Prices paid for cartridges cannot be guaranteed. Exchange rates and consumer demand determine the price on any given moment. An “estimated price” list is available on request but is subject to change.

Service Areas (please ensure that we can collect from your school before you sign up)

WESTERN CAPE

Atlantic Seaboard, City Bowl, Southern Suburbs, Constantia Valley, Blaauwberg, Northern Atlantic, Northern Suburbs, False Bay Coastal Suburbs, Helderberg, Cape Winelands, Cape Overberg. Thus, we collect as far as N1 Du Toits Kloof Tunnel; as far as N2 Somerset West/ Gordons Bay; West Coast as far as Blaauwberg

GAUTENG

JOHANNESBURG:
• Auckland Park  • Bedfordview • Braamfontein • Craighall Park  • Darrenwood  • Dunkeld West • Emmarentia  • Fairland • Johannesburg Central  • Kensington  • Linden • Marshalltown  • Melville  • Midrand (see suburbs below)• Northcliff  • Norwood  • Observatory • Orchards  • Parkhurst  • Parktown  • Parktown North • Parkview  • Parkwood  • Randburg (see suburbs below) • Sandton (see suburbs below) • Saxonwold  • Soweto  • Westcliff

MIDRAND:
• Beaulieu  • Carlswald  • Glen Austin • Glenferness  • Halfway House  • Kyalami • Randjesfontein

RANDBURG:
• Ferndale  • Jukskei Park • North Riding 

SANDTON:
• Atholl  • Bryanston  • Buccleuch • Chartwell  • Craighall • Douglasdale  • Duxberry  • Fourways • Gallo Manor• Houghton • Hurlingham  • Hyde Park  • Illovo  • Kelvin  • Melrose • Mandela Square (Sandton Square) • Melrose Arch  • Melrose North • Morningside  • Parkmore  • Rivonia • Rosebank  • Sandhurst  • Sandown • Wendywood • Woodmead 

EAST RAND:
• Alberton  • Benoni  • Boksburg • Edenvale • Germiston • Kempton Park •

WEST RAND:
• Elandsdrift  • Hartbeespoort Dam (see towns below) • Krugersdorp  • Lanseria  • Magaliesberg (see towns below) • Muldersdrift • Randfontein

MAGALIESBERG:
• Doornhoek  • Hekpoort  • Kromdraai • Magaliesburg  •

HARTBEESPOORT DAM:
• Broederstroom  • Hartbeespoort • Kosmos  • Meerhof  •

SOUTHERN GAUTENG:
• Meyerton  • Vanderbijlpark  • Vereeniging • Walkerville

NORTHERN GAUTENG:
• Boekenhoutskloof  • Bronkhorstspruit  • Centurion  • Cullinan  • Irene • Leeuwkloof • Rayton  • Rust De Winter

PRETORIA:
• Arcadia  • Brooklyn  • Clydesdale• Colbyn  • Constantia Park  •  Erasmia  • Garsfontein  • Hatfield • Kameeldrift • Lynnwood  • Meyerspark  • Montana • Moreleta Park  • Rietfontein • Riviera  • Sunnyside • Wapadrand • Waterkloof  • Waverley  • Woodhill Estate

KWAZULU-NATAL

GREATER DURBAN AREA:
Berea, Bluff, Bothas Hill, Cowies Hill, Durban Beachfront, Durban Central, Durban North, Gillitts, Glenashley, Glenmore, Glenwood, Hillcrest, Kloof, Morningside, Musgrave, Pinetown, Valley of 1000 Hills, Westville

UMHLANGA COASTLINE:
• La Lucia  • Mount Edgecombe • Umdloti  • Umhlanga

NATAL MIDLANDS REGION:
• Balgowan  • Boston • Currys Post • Dargle  • Greytown  • Hilton
• Howick  • Ixopo • Karkloof • Lidgetton  • Lions River • Mooi River
• Nottingham Road  • Pietermaritzburg • Rosetta  • Wartburg

DOLPHIN (NORTH) COAST:
• Ballito  • Blythedale Beach • Princes Grant • Salt Rock • Sheffield Beach 
• Stanger  • Zimbali  • Zinkwazi Beach

SOUTH COAST:
• Amanzimtoti  • Bazley  • Clansthal 
• Hibberdene • Margate  • Marina Beach • Melville Beach • Munster • Oslo Beach • Palm Beach  • Pennington  • Port Edward • Port Shepstone  • Ramsgate  • San Lameer • Scottburgh  • Sea Park  • Selborne • Shelly Beach  • Southbroom  • Southport • St Michaels  • Sunwich Port  • Uvongo 
• Umkomaas  • Umtentweni  • Umzumbe