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Colour Printers Vs Mono Printers: What's The Difference?

Some print for creativity while others print large documents for work. Yet, the need for a quality printer and printer ink is a key consideration for all. Discover what the difference is between colour printers vs mono printers right here as we help you decide which printer is right for your needs.

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By Simon Williams
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March 30, 2021

Weather Update

An important update on the extreme weather affecting NSW and Southern Queensland.

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By Simon Williams
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March 23, 2021

What Is Duplex Printing? Two Sides Are Better Than One

We are all guilty of wasting paper. By using a printer with duplex printing technology, you can save between 30-50% on paper usage and ultimately cost. This not only helps you save money but is a huge positive for the environment too. Find out all there is to know about duplex printing here.

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By Simon Williams
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March 22, 2021

An important message about COVID-19

Updated: 12/02/2021

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By Simon Williams
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March 3, 2021

Is Printer Ink Toxic? Does Ink Harm Your Skin?

Printer ink is not toxic to touch, although it goes without saying that it should not be inhaled. The same goes for toner cartridges, however, they are more dangerous when inhaled. Find out all you need to know about the toxicity of printer ink and what to do when you do spill some on your hands.

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By Simon Williams
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February 28, 2021

Ink Saving Fonts: Which Fonts Use Less Ink?

While cutting costs through selecting fonts that use less ink when printing might seem trivial, over the course of time, you stand to save a lot of money on ink cartridges. Couple this with duplex printing and your printing costs are seriously reduced. Take a look at 8 of the best ink-saving fonts.

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By Simon Williams
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February 20, 2021

Sunglasses of the Sea: Diving Into Recycled Plastics

Previously at CartridgesDirect, we have explored the positive action being made in removing plastic from the middle of the Pacific. Well, it would seem that the future of this program is so bright that you need sunglasses. Let us explain!

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By Simon Williams
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February 18, 2021

Will 2021 Be A Continuation of 2020?

Decades from now when Anthropologie professors study our society, they will marvel at the growth made in such a small period of time, and at the stark difference between 2019 and 2020. Let’s cast our minds back to 2001 when Bridget Jones Diary was released...

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By Simon Williams
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February 16, 2021

What Is Wrong With Compatible Ink Cartridges?

Progress comes at a price, and CartridgesDirect has committed to cover the costs of Australia's first program which collects both brand name and compatible ink cartridges. Find out how we are solving a major problem with compatible ink cartridges right here.

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By Simon Williams
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February 11, 2021

The Changing Climate Of Climate Change

We explore how the face of climate change has transformed, and what it would mean for Australia should the Biden administration move forward with climate change action. Take a look at our thoughts right here at CartridgesDirect.

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By Simon Williams
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February 6, 2021

Which Printer Ink Is Waterproof?

To help you decide which printer to purchase (and subsequently which ink cartridges to buy), follow this easy guide to understanding which printer ink is water-resistant and what considerations you can make to avoid damaged documents in the future.

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By Simon Williams
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February 3, 2021

E-Waste: How Discarding Past Tech Robs Our Future

Technology evolves rapidly. But with that comes new consumer purchases and the incorrect disposal of e-waste. Discover how discarding past technology incorrectly is stealing the future of generations to come as we explore how e-waste should be discarded right here.

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By Simon Williams
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January 29, 2021

CartridgesDirect - 15 Years Of Market Leading Innovation

It’s been an incredible 15 years since 2006 for CartridgesDirect! From beginnings in an oversized garage in suburban Melbourne to now one of the largest, and most respected, online resellers of printer cartridges in Asia. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane.

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By Simon Williams
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January 26, 2021

What HP Printers Are Compatible With Windows 10?

For first time owners of a windows 10 machine, you might be wondering what HP printers are compatible with Windows 10. Let's explore the wide range of HP printers that are compatible with your new machine.

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By Simon Williams
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January 26, 2021

What's Cheaper: Buying New Ink Or Printer?

Previously, buying a new printer with loaded cartridges was cheaper than buying ink. However, technology changes. Find out whether you should buy new ink or a new printer right here.

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By Simon Williams
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January 21, 2021

8 Good Environmental Stories in 2020

Despite all the bad news we’ve been bombarded with over the course of this tumultuous year, we have seen the world come together in a way that it quite honestly never has before.

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By Simon Williams
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October 29, 2020

Are Laser Printers Suitable For Small Businesses?

In recent years, Inkjet Printers and multifunction printers (MFPs) have become commonplace in offices all over the country. Are laser printers suitable for small businesses that do not print a lot of text? Find out in this article.

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By Simon Williams
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October 15, 2020

Recycling Plastic: Why so Important to the Earth?

Plastic, plastic, plastic. Wherever you go, you’re sure to find plastic. It goes without saying, plastic is one of the most versatile materials that we make use of.

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October 5, 2020

Coronavirus and climate change: Will there be a lasting impact on the environment?

The coronavirus has understandably dominated the news cycle for most of the year, with stories of market dives and global lockdowns on a constant loop, and each of us impacted in different ways.

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By Simon Williams
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September 29, 2020