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Old 08-07-2015, 04:36 PM
 
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By scaling, I mean, can I send out 2000 ink cartridges a month to get $3700? I spend, on average, $6000/month at Staples. $3700 in savings would make a noticeable dent. While doing all that work for $37 is not worth it, I can probably do it for 2000 cartridges for just a little more time (if there's a way to scale it up to 2000 cartridges).
I don't think you want to go that route. Profiting off of recycling other people's goods is not all that lucrative. It's been around for decades and it's not a pretty site:



While I think Staples' recycling program is a way to get rid of used ink cartridges in a environmentally way, abusing the program is not worth it for most.
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Old 08-18-2015, 07:06 PM
 
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Staples, Office Depot and Office Max are supposed to be merging their companies!!
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Old 08-18-2015, 08:05 PM
 
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Staples, Office Depot and Office Max are supposed to be merging their companies!!
Office Depot and Office Max have already merged.

It's very unlikely that Staples and Office Depot will merge. It's looking like an acquisition at this point.
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Old 08-20-2015, 02:01 AM
 
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I don't think you want to go that route. Profiting off of recycling other people's goods is not all that lucrative. It's been around for decades and it's not a pretty site:



While I think Staples' recycling program is a way to get rid of used ink cartridges in a environmentally way, abusing the program is not worth it for most.
Wow, I can totally picture it now. Ink Recyclers are... yea. that. Ink recycling is great. But gaming the system is abuse.
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Old 08-29-2015, 01:44 PM
 
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Wow, I can totally picture it now. Ink Recyclers are... yea. that. Ink recycling is great. But gaming the system is abuse.
Exactly. They are one in the same.

That being said, one thing I like about Staples is that they let you combine their 110% pricematch policy with their coupons.
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