Cores/Empties News

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 and ...

and more »


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
Firmware update for HP printers bans third-party inkPCWorld
HP 'timebomb' prevents inkjet printers from using unofficial cartridgesThe Guardian
ZDNet -BleepingComputer -123Inkt
all 80 news articles »

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 ...

and more »

Portland Tribune

HP raises Ink and Toner pricing, AGAIN
Portland Tribune
New printers perpetuate users to fall into the trap of using 'low yield" or "standard" replacement cartridges after the "set up" or "introductory" cartridges quickly empty instead of replacing them with the better value 'high yield' cartridges. The ...

and more »

Sonoma Index-Tribune

Lorna Sheridan: Education Roundup Dec. 13
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Wrecking their planet: America's children have won the right to sue the government over global warming. A lawsuit filed by two dozen kids, ages 9 to 20, was ruled valid by a U.S. district judge. The litigants charge President Obama, the fossil fuel ...


How printer companies are ripping us off
Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent years. Computers have gotten faster, phones have become magical portals to nearly every piece and type of information on the planet, and TVs have gotten razor-thin. Concurrently, modern ...

and more »

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 ...

and more »

The Copier Network
The Printer Network
The Recyclers' Network
Locator Magazine - Office Machines, Business Equipment

Business-to-Business Wholesale and Retail Storefronts


Jamex, Inc.


Electronic Business Machines, Inc
Carolina Wholesale
ACM Technologies, Inc.
Quick Quality Cabinets


All Leasing Services
Intercom Imaging Systems
Midwest Copier Exchange LLC
ARS Asset Recovery Specialists
RCI Wholesale Copiers, LLC
CopEx Inc.
CEI - Copier Exchange Intl.
Remarketing Solutions International


The Parts Drop
Premium Compatibles® Inc. - PCI
Greater Philadelphia Equipment Co.
Precision Roller
Orion Printers & Parts
Imagine It
Parts Now
Item Inc.

Business Technology Association
Recycling Times Media Corporation


Nation-Wide Repair Service
Hytec Dealer Services
Parts Now Training


Schock Logistics, Inc.