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Energy Collective

Ink Waste: The Environmental Impact of Printer Cartridges
Energy Collective
Unfortunately, more than 375 million empty ink and toner cartridges are thrown out every year, and end most of them end up in landfills. To get some perspective on that fact, this means that 11 cartridges per second and 1 million cartridges per day are ...


3 Ways to Save Money on Printer Ink
ConsumerReports.org
Epson EcoTank printers forgo traditional ink cartridges in favor of large, refillable ink tanks. The bottled ink included with the printers should last about two years, according to Epson. Once the bottles are empty, you can buy replacements for $13 ...

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Staples Ink Recycling - Staples Toner Recycling
Castle Ink (blog)
Each Base Rewards member may recycle up to 10 cartridges per month, and each Plus and Premier Rewards member may recycle up to 20 cartridges per month of any used ink or toner cartridge sold at any retail store in the U.S. or on staples.com and ...

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Geek

HP detonates its timebomb: printers stop accepting third party ink en masse
Boing Boing
Lexmark had an "I am empty" bit in their cartridges; when the cartridge ran out of toner, the bit flipped to "true." Even if you refilled your cartridge, your printer wouldn't use it, because it saw the cartridge as empty. Static Controls figured out ...
HP screws its printer customers with ink cartridge timebombGeek
HP 'timebomb' prevents inkjet printers from using unofficial cartridgesThe Guardian
Firmware update for HP printers bans third-party inkPCWorld
ZDNet -BleepingComputer -Myce.com -Goedkope Inkt Cartridges & Toners voor alle printers! 123inkt.nl
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Supreme Court's Decision About Printer Cartridges Could Have Big Consequences
NPR
NOEL KING, BYLINE: A Lexmark laser printer costs somewhere in the neighborhood of $400. A Lexmark refill toner cartridge costs about $130. It's not cheap. So there are businesses that have sprung up that take empty Lexmark printer cartridges, refill ...


ConsumerReports.org

Best Home Printer: You Can Find Just Your Type!
ConsumerReports.org
With intermittent use, plenty of models we tested used half or less of the ink in a cartridge for printing; some used as little as 20 to 30 percent, meaning that people who print infrequently could end up spending more on ink than those who print a ...

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Ars Technica

Op-Ed: Lexmark's war against a man who recycles toner cartridges
Ars Technica
In the 1990s, Smith segued from selling IBM-compatible typewriter ribbons to selling remanufactured printer ink cartridges. He bought the used cartridges from recyclers who offered them by the bin. Smith didn't know where in the world the cartridges ...

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