Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@. Skimlinks & other affiliated links are turned on

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • magan
    • By magan 8th Oct 17, 11:44 PM
    • 98Posts
    • 32Thanks
    magan
    Cash for ink cartridges
    • #1
    • 8th Oct 17, 11:44 PM
    Cash for ink cartridges 8th Oct 17 at 11:44 PM
    I have a few HP cartridges (some original, some compatible) what are the places that still pay any money for them? I heard The recycling Factory has a minimum to pay out and other people say they have problems with Tesco adding the points to the clubcard and they can't be bothered. Is there any good place you have found to get something for them? Are the compatible (non original) of any use at all?
Page 1
    • tonycottee
    • By tonycottee 9th Oct 17, 12:51 PM
    • 1,059 Posts
    • 2,061 Thanks
    tonycottee
    • #2
    • 9th Oct 17, 12:51 PM
    • #2
    • 9th Oct 17, 12:51 PM
    I have used The Recycling Factory before, but you're right about the minimum payment. I've found mixed reviews about a lot of companies. The issue is, they can all turn around and say that your cartridges are no good and they're not going to pay you.
    I found that The Recycling Factory don't like the HP Instant Ink cartridges. There's some more information about it selling them here. https://www.householdmoneysaving.com/selling-old-ink-cartridges/
    Last edited by tonycottee; 15-10-2017 at 8:14 PM.
    • zackyv6661
    • By zackyv6661 9th Oct 17, 1:43 PM
    • 37 Posts
    • 16 Thanks
    zackyv6661
    • #3
    • 9th Oct 17, 1:43 PM
    • #3
    • 9th Oct 17, 1:43 PM
    Ebay is a good option for these! We sell our ink cartridges when they are used/empty on there and they always go quite quickly!
    TOTAL DEBT PAID: £12,126.89 / £14,715.52

    CC1: £2279.06 CC2: £3632.00/£4338.36
    O/D: £870/£1,500 Loan 1: £3674.74/£5000
    Loan 2: £1341.30/£1600 Scottish Power: £236.48/£473
    • Joraffe
    • By Joraffe 10th Oct 17, 7:48 PM
    • 25 Posts
    • 26 Thanks
    Joraffe
    • #4
    • 10th Oct 17, 7:48 PM
    • #4
    • 10th Oct 17, 7:48 PM
    Ebay is a good option for these! We sell our ink cartridges when they are used/empty on there and they always go quite quickly!
    Originally posted by zackyv6661
    I second this - it is best to sell them a few at a time though as the postage for a 2nd class parcel with royal mail will set you back £2.90
    • soolin
    • By soolin 10th Oct 17, 9:32 PM
    • 59,570 Posts
    • 42,259 Thanks
    soolin
    • #5
    • 10th Oct 17, 9:32 PM
    • #5
    • 10th Oct 17, 9:32 PM
    Thank you for the eBay tip, I have dozens of empty cartridges littering the place and will check out eBay.
    I'm the Board Guide for the Ebay Board , Charities Board , Dosh & Disability , Up Your Income and the Local MoneySaving-England board which means I volunteer to help get your forum questions answered and keep the forum running smoothly. However, do remember, board guides don't read every post. If you spot an illegal or inappropriate post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com (it's not part of my role to deal with this). Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.com
    New to Forum? Guide
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

2,982Posts Today

7,788Users online

Martin's Twitter