Together we can create a better environment
At Brother, they take their environmental responsibility seriously. We therefore encourage our customers to do the same by sending us their used ink cartridges and toners - completely free.
You can also help us reduce the environmental impact by sending us your used ink cartridges and toners. Read more further down the page.
We have also entered into agreements with many of our dealers so that you can return your used ink cartridges and toners to them. We call them Environmental Partners.
Recycling of consumables
Thank you for choosing to recycle your Brother supplies.
Returning Brother supplies is quick, easy and free. All you have to do is choose the deal that works best for you. You help the environment by recycling.
We recycle all components, and the consumables we cannot recycle, we give instead of a new life, as part of our commitment to the circular economy.
Please note that our recycling program only applies to genuine Brother supplies
Here you can download labels to return toner to Brother and read more about Brother's Environmental Policy:
Brother printers are recycled in accordance with European legislation, the WEEE Directive. WEEE stands for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) in which the goal is to get people to dispose of electrical and electronic equipment properly. All our points of sale comply with the WEEE directive
WEEE stands for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. The WEEE Directive 2002/96 / EC is European legislation that came into force in February 2003. The aim is to get people to dispose of electrical and electronic equipment properly for recycling and not with general household waste.
The Directive set targets for the collection, recycling and reuse of all types of electrical items. The ultimate goal is to reduce the amount of electronics sent for waste disposal and to get manufacturers to integrate environmentally friendly design into their products.
What does the WEEE Directive mean for Brother?
This means that we design our products so that the materials can be more easily separated for recycling and reuse at the end of their life. Under the WEEE Directive, we have a responsibility to receive and recycle products that have reached the end of their service life in all the European countries in which we do business. The Directive stipulates that we must establish systems for collecting used products. electrical and electronic equipment.
How to recycle machines
End-of-life Brother machines (WEEE) from households can be handed in free of charge at the municipal recycling sites and collection schemes.
Used Brother machines from businesses can be returned free of charge to Elretur's operators by prior agreement with Elretur 33 36 91 98. (for denmark only)