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Canon triumphs again in court

Canon triumphs again in court
June 22, 2018
By Recycler Magazine

The OEM has announced the conclusion of another toner patent infringement lawsuit, this time involving World Class Ink Supply, Inc.
One of a litany of lawsuits filed by Canon in recent months, this patent infringement case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and […]

E-waste leaching toxins into India’s metros

 
E-waste leaching toxins into India’s metros
March 1, 2018
The Recycler Magazine

A study funded by the country’s Environment Ministry has discovered that recycling sites are contaminating India’s metropolises.
As the Hindustan Times reports, electronic waste recycling units are not sufficiently containing their discarded items, and as a result “some of the most toxic chemicals” are leaching into the soil. This […]

Transforming waste toner into iron

Transforming waste toner into iron
November 16, 2017
By The Recycler Magazine

A group of researchers have revealed that they have found a way to transform the residual powder left behind in empty toner cartridges into iron.
According to the American Chemical Society, there is a possibility that in the future “left-over toner in discarded printer cartridges could have […]

Static Control responds to firmware situation

Static Control responds to firmware 
September 20, 2016
The largest manufacturer of aftermarket imaging systems and components has stated that its chips for affected cartridges “continue to function correctly”.
The Recycler first reported on the firmware update earlier last week, and reported further complaints from the industry and consumers, with the OEM’s EU helpdesk claiming that it was […]

Windows 10 rejecting remanufactured cartridges?

January 19, 2016
Windows 10 rejecting remanufactured cartridges?
Neal McChristy told The Recycler that his remanufactured cartridges have been flagged as “used or counterfeit” upon installation.
McChristy, who writes the wide-format column for The Recycler, stated that he uses Windows 10 with an HP Envy 4500 printer, and having replaced two remanufactured cartridges with another pair from the […]

E-Waste Recycled at Laser Technology!

Laser Technology recycles E-Waste!  Just bring your e-waste to 111 W. Main Street, La Grange, KY  and we will recycle it.
Did you know:
 

Over 80% of all printer and fax machine cartridges are THROWN AWAY! These empty cartridges are a needless threat to our environment.
More than 3 quarts of oil are required to produce each new […]

Recycling Papers – Update

In the U.S.A. 5 million tons per year of paper are recycled!  Your household papers, scrap from the paper industry, and office papers are all good sources for the fibers needed to make new paper products. Back in the 90’s paper producers accelerated their usage of paper fibers, reducing the reliance on wood pulp.
Over 140,000 […]

US electronics recycler convicted for e-waste dumping.

US electronics recycler convicted for e-waste dumping
December 28, 2012
From The Recycler Magazine article:
Executive Recycling illegally exported e-waste to developing countries before being found out by Basel Action Network and CBS News.
Basel Action Network (BAN) has reported on the conviction of two executives at the recycling company after the environmental watchdog uncovered evidence it had been […]