Printers, Copiers and Scanners Alternative ways to recycle Illegal in Garbage & Drains Donate or Sell if Usable Electronics Recycling Drop-Off Donate If the item is still in working, usable condition, consider donating it. To find local donation locations, check out the NYS Reuse Locator Map. Canon Consumer Products Recycling Program Canon offers a recycling program for certain consumer products. Learn more about Canon’s recycling program. Alternative Ways to Recycle HP Product Return & Recycling You can sell back, trade in or recycle your HP equipment. Learn more about HP’s product return and recycling program. Staples' Take Back Program Staples offers free, in-store recycling for unwanted electronics, including desktop computers, tablets, monitors, printers, and other electronics. Find your nearest Staples. Dell Reconnect Drop-Off and Mail-Back Program Dell Reconnect will accept most computer equipment from any brand for recycling at many Goodwill drop-off locations. They also have a free mail-back program to recycle Dell products. Find out more about Dell’s recycling program. Epson Recycling Program Send back Epson products for free recycling, including printers, scanners and projectors. Learn more about Epson’s program and request a pre-paid shipping label here. Did You Know? 3D Printer Can Work on Recycled Plastic 3D printers are all the rage. ReDeTec is a company selling a machine that can recycle plastic waste into a printer filament or ink for 3D printers. Are Printers and Copiers Eco-Friendly? Printers and copiers are two of the most energy-intensive items in the workplace. They use up a lot of paper: The average office worker uses about one tree’s worth of paper every year. Standard printer ink also contains petroleum, which releases volatile compounds into the air.