Page 9 of 9 FirstFirst ... 789
Results 161 to 169 of 169

Empty Toner/Ink Cartridge Buyer - Page 9

| General - Let's talk business
  1. #161
    Breakage's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor

    Member since
    Aug 2016
    Posts
    287
    Thanks
    224
    Thanked 261 Times in 142 Posts
    Update:



    To date, I have sent two pallets to Liberty Laser. Both times they were able to coordinate free pick-ups that day, once within two hours of me making the call. I netted just shy of $70 for both pallets, which is less than I hoped for but probably better than I might have done, otherwise. I was able to move things out faster and in higher volume, which is my ideal. And frankly, most of what I get is what Staples won't take, like drilled-out units or China cores, which is what the public brings us. They are basically worthless but LL got them out of here for free. That has tremendous value. In the past, I have spent hours poring over toner buy lists and it's been about as profitable as metal detecting at the local ballfield. Even if I did lose a few bucks on the values in bulk shipment, per piece, it was a timesaver, one that let me put my attentions on stuff that has higher ROI.

    If you have room for an extra gaylord or two for all of your unsorted toners, boxed or otherwise, or if you have access to a steady stream of high-end toners like virgin HP and Brother stock, this is a worthwhile venture.

  2. The Following 2 Users say Thank You for This Post by Breakage:



  3. #162
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Dec 2017
    Location
    Tucson AZ
    Posts
    323
    Thanks
    299
    Thanked 522 Times in 212 Posts
    No time to read this whole thread...So did we come up with a good buyer? I'll totally start pulling cartridges from the 6 pallets of printers I average per month. Mostly office style laser jets which should have some value. I just don't really want to spend the time sorting and grading if I'm not going to make much.

  4. #163
    mikeinreco's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Dec 2011
    Location
    TENNESSEE
    Posts
    4,209
    Thanks
    1,118
    Thanked 4,368 Times in 1,984 Posts
    Tonerbuyer.com always paid promptly but the list is kinda limited

  5. The Following 2 Users say Thank You for This Post by mikeinreco:


  6. #164
    gorven's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    295
    Thanks
    753
    Thanked 383 Times in 143 Posts
    I have sold to Liberty Laser a few times and had no issues

  7. #165
    hobo finds's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Nov 2010
    Location
    tucson, az
    Posts
    4,583
    Thanks
    5,780
    Thanked 5,670 Times in 2,450 Posts
    Better than the dump!

  8. #166
    mthomasdev's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Apr 2012
    Location
    pittsfield, ma
    Posts
    1,165
    Thanks
    324
    Thanked 1,369 Times in 617 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by hobo finds View Post
    Hobo,

    Any review?

    I've been looking at them for a while. I have quit the pile. Was actually looking at setting up a "fund raiser" for my wife's daycare. It looks like schools and other organizations are not looked at as close in regards to testing, etc.

  9. #167
    hobo finds's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Nov 2010
    Location
    tucson, az
    Posts
    4,583
    Thanks
    5,780
    Thanked 5,670 Times in 2,450 Posts
    A new person posted in another thread but I don't think she has tried them yet. I told her to post results here if she does.

  10. #168
    Breakage's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor

    Member since
    Aug 2016
    Posts
    287
    Thanks
    224
    Thanked 261 Times in 142 Posts
    Have you looked at Planet Green for the inks? That's our go-to but they don't handle toner. They also take weird crap like FitBits, calculators, and phones. They payouts have been excellent, given the quality, and they've never stiffed us in over two years.

    LL has yet to reply to a third shipment request I put in almost nine months ago. The industry people I've talked to seem to agree that the toner buyback world is essentially over, as the flood of cheap and non-reusable pieces have subsumed the demand for reclaimed carts.

    I loved TonerBuyer but we are just out of time at the shop to scan through buylists, at this point.

  11. #169
    mthomasdev's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Apr 2012
    Location
    pittsfield, ma
    Posts
    1,165
    Thanks
    324
    Thanked 1,369 Times in 617 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by hobo finds View Post
    Still haven't tried them, but did find out they have an eBay store. You can look up eBay dazz cycle. Found it interesting. On toners, they sell partially full ones. Must weigh them to figure percent.


  12. Similar threads on the Scrap Metal Forum

    1. mail box empty
      By EcoSafe in forum Off Topic Discussions
      Replies: 8
      Last Post: 09-09-2012, 06:56 AM
    2. Printers parts and toner
      By duece2000 in forum General Electronics Recycling
      Replies: 12
      Last Post: 05-19-2012, 09:54 AM
    3. Quick Note on Toner Cartridges
      By TrailerScrap in forum Scrap Metal Spots
      Replies: 13
      Last Post: 05-04-2012, 04:50 PM
    4. My treasure chest is empty
      By goldfinger in forum Off Topic Discussions
      Replies: 11
      Last Post: 01-22-2012, 11:25 PM
    5. Staples and OfficeMax ink cartridge policies.
      By parrothead in forum General Electronics Recycling
      Replies: 2
      Last Post: 12-13-2011, 11:32 PM

Page 9 of 9 FirstFirst ... 789

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

 
Browse the Most Recent Threads
On SMF In THIS CATEGORY.





OR

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

The Scrap Metal Forum

    The Scrap Metal Forum is the #1 scrap metal recycling community in the world. Here we talk about the scrap metal business, making money, where we connect with other scrappers, scrap yards and more.

SMF on Facebook and Twitter

Twitter Facebook