Recycling

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

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

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

Australian Government Grants For Recycling

Recycling is no longer a best practise recommendation, but it’s actually an essential that is being pushed nationwide with generous Australian Government grants for recycling being put into play that promise Australia a waste solution that will see an environmental and financial return.

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By Simon Williams
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July 6, 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 Original Printer Cartridge Manufacturers Do To Recycle Empty Printer Cartridges

If you were ever of the belief that big business doesn’t care about the lifecycle of their products and the detriment consumption has on the environment - cast your eyes to the printing industry.

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By Simon Williams
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May 10, 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

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

Why Don’t We Treat Recyclables As A Commodity Instead Of Waste?

Recyclables can be used for a range of purposes while replacing more harmful materials at the same time. Recyclables can have real value, waste can have little or none. Let’s review why recyclables should be looked at through a new lens.

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By Simon Williams
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September 6, 2019

Recycling a Hole in the Ground - Australia's New Waste Recovery Efforts

As we enter a new dawn where waste reduction is the concern of all individuals, our elected leaders have a part to play in making this a priority. Large companies and manufacturers have already started to build the framework that supports the hierarchy of reducing, reuse and recycle.

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By Simon Williams
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August 30, 2019

How To Recycle Brother Printer Cartridges

Businesses are realising that the time to act to prevent climate change is now. With a number of industries still relying heavily on plastic manufacturing, recycling programs are more important than ever. Here's how you can recycle your brother printer cartridges.

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By Simon Williams
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July 26, 2019

Why doesn’t Australia Recycle its Own Waste?

Waste management has become one of the more contentious issues in Australia since China placed an import ban on all overseas waste.

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By Simon Williams
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July 1, 2019

The Three Paths to Recovery: Recycling, Reuse or R&D

Sustainability is a loaded word wearing many faces, with programs growing to a point where everyday office materials and technologies are no longer contributing to landfill.

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By Simon Williams
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May 8, 2019

Not All Recycling Is Exported

The debate around recycling has become considerably more complex since China declined to continue processing other people’s waste, including Australia.

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By Simon Williams
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February 6, 2019

Long Live Loop Recycling

While many of the most sustainably-minded among us have heard the mantra “reduce, reuse, recycle”, concepts of closed-loop recycling and open-loop recycling still elude common knowledge.

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By Simon Williams
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October 12, 2018