Eco Printing

How To Calculate Printing Costs?

Looking to find out the true cost of your printer? Read up as we explore how to calculate printing costs and ways in which you can save money printing is this short guide to printing costs. From ink cartridge page yields to money-saving tips, discover how to calculate your printer cost here.

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By Simon Williams
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July 11, 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

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

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

Benefits Of Continuous Ink Printers & Toners

Continuous ink printers, or refillable printers as they are also known, started as a risky venture as aftermarket add-ons. Today, they are a much more stable solution for both home and office printing. Find out more about the benefits of both right here at CartridgesDirect.

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By Simon Williams
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September 16, 2020

Measuring Energy Efficiency - More Than Just Fine Print

Many household appliances are carefully selected after vigilant research on their energy efficiencies. And why wouldn’t they be, when the bills are high and the environmental impact even higher?

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By Simon Williams
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November 4, 2019

Obituary For Printing? A Little Premature

There is a belief that ‘new’ is better, and all traditional methods expire like the once-reliable VCR. The truth is, all technology is not made equal and printing has never been more trusted and vital to our personal and professional needs than it is today.

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By Simon Williams
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October 29, 2019

The Science of Inkjet Printing

The printing industry has changed dramatically from the very first black and white printers in large scale office buildings.

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By Simon Williams
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August 12, 2019

What is happening with recycling as a result of the election?

It’s no secret that the Liberal National Party does not share the same environmental policies as that of its counterparts, so the issue of recycling and it’s progression is a matter that must be discussed and understood by all.

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By Simon Williams
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June 24, 2019

Does Printing Have a Future?

The world is changing now the digital age is upon us. Nearly every person in the world has a mobile device or tablet in their pocket, making access to information that much easier.

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By Simon Williams
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May 13, 2019

The Circular Economy - What is It and Why Is It Important?

If you think of the current linear structure as a straight line from manufacture to end of life, the circular economy is one which eliminates waste by recovering and reapplying all the materials from a product so that those materials can be reintroduced into the manufacturing stage.

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By Simon Williams
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May 10, 2019

The Fallacy of Going Paperless and How Your Ink Cartridge Can Save The Day

There’s something about the physical touch of paper that can never be replaced by a screen.

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By Simon Williams
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March 19, 2019

Tech Turnover Can Lead To Loss of Memories

Where were you on your last birthday, and how about the few before that? Many of us cannot answer that without referring to our devices for a digital footprint of where we were.

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By Simon Williams
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February 4, 2019

Sustainable Savings: Tips To Maximise Your Printing Spend

Maximising efficiency is the focus of every business. If you can achieve this while skimming some funds off your business operation spend - then that is advice we should all be listening to.

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By Simon Williams
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January 2, 2019

How To Make Ink Cartridges Last Longer

In busy offices, making your ink cartridges last longer saves thousands. Not to mention there is nothing more frustrating than running out of ink when trying to print for an important deadline. If you you’re constantly replenishing ink cartridges, here's how you can make ink cartridges last longer.

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By Simon Williams
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December 28, 2018

Break (Down) the (Re) Cycle - The Hazy Future of Pollution

The world is slow to change. As little as 100 years ago, women weren’t allowed to vote, and the first big steps towards stopping global pollution only began to be taken in the 1960s.

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By Simon Williams
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November 12, 2018

Ink-Capabilities - What is Page Yield and Why Does it Matter?

When buying a printer, or replacement printer ink cartridges, there are a lot of factors to consider. Whether you print mostly photos or dense text documents, you can expect a different page yield according to the brand and the type of ink cartridges.

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By Simon Williams
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October 10, 2018

Running Dry - How Inefficient Printing is Keeping Australians in the Red

Since the dawn of time (okay, maybe just in the last 10 years or so), printers have copped some serious flak in the average Australian household. For many, the printer is the most hated piece of technology in the household...and the most...

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August 4, 2018

A Little Thing That Does A Lot

The printer cartridge is such a little thing that we all take for granted. Until it needs to be replaced. Then you have a choice; take the safe route and replace it with an Original Printer Cartridge or go for an alternative.

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By Simon Williams
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May 10, 2018