Press Release: Canon unveils recycling program to consumers

Canon unveiled the Canon Consumer Products Recycling Program to assist Canon customers in the United States in recycling end-of-life Canon products. Consumers can log on to and for a nominal fee, order a UPS shipping label by clicking the "Recycle Now" button. The shipping label will be sent via e-mail.

If the printer being used does not print labels, customers can call (800) 385-2155 and receive a shipping label by mail. Pricing covers the cost of shipment and recycling. The fee structure is based on product category and includes:
·         $6, plus applicable sales tax - binoculars, camcorders, cameras, compact photo printers, film, scanners and vdeo equipment.
·         $12, plus applicable sales tax - flatbed scanners (CanoScan) and bubble jet products: printers, multifunction all-in-ones and fax machines.
·         $36, plus applicable sales tax - ImageCLASS products, laser fax machines and PC copiers
  Consumers need to provide the Canon model name and product serial number to place the order. Once the product is packed, take the box to a UPS-designated drop-off facility anywhere in the United States. UPS drop sites can be located by visiting or by calling (800) CALL-UPS. The product will be recycled through a licensed recycling facility in an environmentally sound manner.
  For a list of eligible consumer recycling products, log on to For a list of frequently asked questions or for further questions regarding the program, contact Canon by e-mail at, or by phone at (800) 385-2155.

Posted: Mon - July 25, 2005 at 03:07 PM