Environment

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

An important message about COVID-19

Updated: 16/07/2021

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By Simon Williams
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March 3, 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

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

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

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

TonerPlas By Close The Loop - The Never-Ending Road

Close the Loop has presented incredible opportunities for the print technology industry, turning used printer cartridges into a tool for the future.

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By Simon Williams
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August 17, 2020

Important Australian Recycling Facts in 2020

Many are referring to 2020 as a cancelled year, but we shouldn’t be too hasty in discrediting the strides we have made or the missed opportunities we failed to act on when it comes to recycling.

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By Simon Williams
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July 10, 2020

What a difference a Pandemic makes

2020 is a year that no one could have planned for, but that’s not to say there haven’t been some silver linings along the way.

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By Simon Williams
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June 24, 2020

How to recycle Empty printer cartridges

How quickly a week can unfold. what you had planned on Monday seems unrealistic on Friday, and so we tend to go for the convenient and easy path.

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By Simon Williams
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June 17, 2020

How To Recycle Printer Cartridges? - It's Too Easy!

There are around 1.5 billion printer cartridges sold each year around the world. As such, the social responsibility of ensuring these do not end up in landfill is real. Take a look at how to recycle printer cartridges easily with these 5 fantastic options.

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By Simon Williams
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May 29, 2020

What Happens To Recycled Printer Cartridges

It’s no secret that CartridgesDirect and all Original Printer Cartridge manufacturers have long been promoting the responsible disposal of empty printer cartridges...

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By Simon Williams
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May 4, 2020

Are We Over Consuming?

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the businesses and economies of countries all over the world. Although there is one area that has benefitted from the global disruption caused by this coronavirus, and that’s the environment.

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By Simon Williams
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April 30, 2020

Why Recycle Printer Cartridges - 5 Compelling Reasons

With 70% of all printer cartridges ending up in landfill and taking up to 1000 years to completely decompose, they are not exactly mother natures best friend. Here's five compelling reasons why you should recycle empty printer cartridges.

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By Simon Williams
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April 15, 2020

Recycling Initiatives In Victoria

Recycling is a hot topic in any country of the world, and potentially more so in Australia with the recent changes dictated by China no longer accepting foreign waste.

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By Simon Williams
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March 22, 2020