Several shops now offer to refill your spent ink cartridges. Some even offer rebates if you turn these cartridges over to them. Such green printing practices is a very good example of recycling. It is good to know that these companies are doing their share in lessening their environmental imprint. Instead of adding to the trash, their recycling practices not only make the printing cost cheaper, but makes buying cartridges easier on the pocket. Quality is not actually sacrificed as the ink and cartridge comes from the manufacturer. Ink used to be so expensive. Now, they do not cost an arm and a leg. Homes now have personal printers. Thanks to environmentally responsible companies, families can save a lot on printing.