USTR imposes tariffs on Chinese products

USTR imposes tariffs on Chinese products
April 6, 2018
By: The Recycler Magazine

Following an executive memorandum to the USTR last month, the Trade Representative has released a sizeable list of Chinese-origin products which will incur 25 percent ad valorem duty.
As Lexology reports, on 3 April, the USTR released a notice in which it proposes to implement the additional duty […]

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Ink Cartridge Scam

Ink Cartridge Scam
I came across this video of a frustrated ink cartridge customer.  He explains very well what we have know for a long time.  It is one of the reasons we at Laser Technology do not work on inkjet printers.  Please watch this entertaining video and then if you feel like getting rid of […]

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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 […]

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HP launches voice activated printing

HP launches voice activated printing
February 5, 2018

The OEM has become the first printer company to introduce voice activated printing, using Microsoft Cortana, Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
As Sarah Murry of The Garage reveals, HP “believes the consumer printer market is ripe for voice integration, making it the first print hardware company to roll out voice support for its […]

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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 […]

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Microsoft updates cause problems on Epson printers

Microsoft updates cause problems on Epson printers
November 20, 2017
By Recycler Magazine

(Copyright: Ghacks Technology)

Microsoft confirmed last week that its November 2017 Windows updates caused some Epson printers to malfunction.
Ghacks.net reported last week that Microsoft has confirmed that its November 2017 updates for Windows “affect the printing functionality of some Epson printer models.”
As a result, print jobs on the […]

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HP printer redesigned for space

HP printer redesigned for space
November 3, 2017
Article by Recycler Magazine

HP ENVY Zero-Gravity Printer (Copyright: Mashable)

NASA is upgrading the printer on its International Space Station for the first time in 17 years.
 
The printer on the ISS serves a variety of functions for astronauts, enabling them to “print out critical mission information, emergency evacuation procedures and, sometimes, […]

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Heads Up! Hewlett Packard Price Increase, buy now!

Hewlett Packard Price Increase
Hewlett Packard has announced a price increase averaging 5% on select HP LaserJet Toner Cartridges. In addition, prices will be increased on HP Small Format Ink Cartridges and printheads ranging from 1% to 11%.
Your Laser Technology Account Manager can answer any questions you may have, and as always, we appreciate your business.
 
Hewlett […]

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Samsung moves customer warranty to HP

Samsung moves customer warranty to HP
October 30, 2017
Article by: The Recycler Magazine
 

(Copyright: ARTI-Italia) Samsung warranty

Samsung has published a notice to customers, explaining that it will be transferring its basic and extended warranties to HP as Samsung hands over its printer business.
Over the course of 2016/17, The Recycler has regularly reported on various aspects of the HP-Samsung deal, which […]

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Free Bubble Wrap Friday! Free Bubble Wrap Friday!

Free Bubble Wrap Friday!
This Friday and every Friday receive FREE Bubble Wrap when you purchase a toner cartridge at Laser Technology, while supplies last!
This Friday (11/3/17)  the special is 10% off toner for the HP LJ” 5Si (C3909A) and the  1300 (Q2613X). This offer is only good on in store purchases and while supplies last.  […]

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