13Dec
By: admin_thebrick On: December 13, 2019 In: Latest News Comments: 0

Did you know that you can help raise money for The Brick by recycling empty Ink cartridges?

Think-Ink (@1ThinkInks) israising awareness about the mass waste of plastic, which is now contaminating our oceans. Think-Ink and The Brick are passionate about protecting our environment as well as raising money, helping those in need.

Roughly 45 million Ink cartridges are used each year, yet such a small amount (approximately less than 5%) are getting recycled. According to Sir David Attenborough, by 2050 the weight of plastic will equal to the amount of fish within our waters, over 8 million tonnes of plastic is dumped in the ocean leaving the wildlife in danger and left neglected If we do not act now.

Any donations made will be very much appreciated and will help reduce plastic wastage as well as money for The brick; Think-Ink will donate £100 to The Brick for every box of Ink cartridges recycled.

Bring any empty ink cartridges that has the metallic strip to any of the following sites:

The Brick Works, 4 Hodson Street, Wigan WN3 4EN

The Brick Shop Wigan, 160 Gidlow Ln, Wigan WN6 7EA

The Brick Shop Leigh, 15 Railway Road, WN7 4AB

 

You can also collect your empty print head inkjets cartridges used in your home printer. Use freepost recycle bags, or contact Think-Ink directly to a free box collection for your school or business by contacting collect@thinkinks.uk or Tel: 0161 338 5208.