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US Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments Over Your Right To Refill Ink And Toner Cartridges
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Impression Products is a small business that specializes in buying and re-manufacturing used printer cartridges. Lexmark International, Inc. recently decided to add the company to a list of other business that they had decided to sue as a result of ...

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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 ...

Staples Ink Recycling - Staples Toner Recycling
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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 and ...

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Evening Echo Cork

Father and son raise 100000 for charity in memory of Angela
Evening Echo Cork
Through the appeal, more than one million used printer laser and ink cartridges have been saved from landfill so the benefits are twofold. Charities that have benefitted include the Mercy Hospital Foundation; the St. Mary's Dominican Church Renovation ...

Winnipeg Free Press

Spring cleaning can be eco-friendly
Winnipeg Free Press
Printer ink and toner cartridges are also recyclable, and can be dropped off at Staples locations. Any unused paint, varnish, or primer lurking in your basement or garage can be taken to RONA locations, Windsor Plywood, Miller Environmental, or ...

3 Ways to Save Money on Printer Ink
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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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
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