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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: Make the World a Better Place

Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2015 by .

Around the world we have celebrated the earth on April 22nd every year since 1970. This marks the birth of the environmental movement when 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks, and auditoriums to call for cleaner air, better sewage systems, toxic spill cleanups, and more.

This post is all about what you can reduce, reuse, or recycle to make the world a better place today for the next generation.

Reduce

Reducing is all about lessening human waste and the effects we have on the planet. For example, let’s say you go out and have a nice steak for dinner. Did you drive to a restaurant that’s a couple of blocks away? You could have walked and saved gas. Where is the steak from? If it’s local beef, you cut back on the environmental expenses that went into rendering the beef ready for consumption, as well as transporting it across the US to the destination. Did you use paper napkins? Those napkins were once trees. Get a sense of how much energy you use with the Carbon Footprint calculator.


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How to Make Office Friends and Influence People

Posted Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by .

New job, new department, new location. All of these scenarios entail making new friends at the office, a task that can often seem daunting at best while you navigate through your new environment. It’s hard to make connections while you’re busy learning all those policies and procedures. Here are tips and tricks that are sure to impress your new co-workers and have them begging to share a cubicle or a cup of coffee with you in no time at all.

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DIY Home Décor

Posted Thursday, September 11th, 2014 by .

Have you found your own unique decorating style for your abode? If you are like most, you’ve combined a bit of several different things you love – something old, something new, something borrowed and probably something blue too. The old saying might apply to more than just your wedding day. Whatever your style of décor, you will take the most pride in handmade design elements. Whether they work well together or not is another matter, but check out a few of these ideas and get started making your living space cozy and unique.

Tin Can Vases
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You Can’t Kill Off an Entire Forest

Posted Wednesday, December 25th, 2013 by .

Since our society is increasingly finding ways to be sustainable, the moment we waste, we worry. Wasteful worry happens with the simplest of daily activities. Teachers, students, and business associates alike spend a good portion of time at the printer. The moment the printer begins, we wait for someone to comment. As soon as we print out more sheets of paper than we are comfortable with, we feel the need to placate the situation. A typical phrase is, “I didn’t mean to kill off an entire forest!”

A Forest of Paper

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What’s New at HP?

Posted Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 by .

HP Logo

There are some exciting things happening at HP lately, from breaking a Guinness World Record for speed to new technologies that make sharing photos a captivating experience. Here are a few of the highlights.
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New Samsung Models Can Save a Lot of Toner

Posted Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 by .

Samsung Eco ModelsTwo new models from Samsung, the compact SL-M2625D and the multifunction SL-M2875FW, are not only very affordable to purchase, but they both come with multiple ways to save buyers money on laser toner supplies. This makes them an ideal choice for buyers looking to trim down their monthly supply costs without sacrificing too much in print quality.

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How to Save Ink and Toner When Printing Web Pages

Posted Friday, July 5th, 2013 by .

Remove Unnecessary Elements

An example of an online article with the extraneous elements removed.

If you print web pages on a regular basis, you understand the problem: web pages often contain numerous extra elements that don’t need to be printed, such as ads, backgrounds, images, and more. Sure, you can copy and paste the text into a document, but by utilizing some free tools on the web, you print only the parts of a web page that you actually need, and save on ink or toner at the same time. While there are numerous tools available on the web, here is a roundup of some of the best:

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Help Your Company Go Green By Recycling Your Cartridges

Posted Thursday, June 27th, 2013 by .

Make your business more eco-friendly through cartridge recycling.

It is no secret that recycling is one of the major components in cutting down on your use of natural resources and saving energy. By simply taking the extra steps in your day-to-day life to reduce your waste and recycle any and all materials which could be potentially damaging to the environment, you are reducing the amount of garbage that is generated in your home. Overall, this also helps to cut down on our needs for landfills and incinerators across the country!

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Recycling and Green Printing Resources

Posted Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 by .

Recycling and Green Printing Resources

Recycle Your Cartridges
Going green has evolved into a lifestyle in which people are collectively working to preserve the resources and environment that surrounds them. As technology has advanced and the ability to recycle things that before were just thrown into a landfill, we are seeing a variety of organizations surface that offer services to help individuals recycle products that they may have thought could not be recycled. For example, the benefits of refurbishing ink and toner cartridges have resulted in recycling as one of the primary methods of disposing these items, and it doesn’t end there. Printers and other small electronics have also made their way into the recycling world as individuals are looking for ways to dispose of their outdated equipment in an eco-friendly manner.

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Benefits of Remanufactured Ink Cartridges

Posted Saturday, April 6th, 2013 by .

We supply remanufactured ink cartridges at Ink Technologies.  Using remanufactured ink cartridges is a way to recycle and reuse old cartridges to both lower the cost of ink cartridges, as well as helping protect the environment in a positive way.  The primary difference between a remanufactured cartridge and one from an original manufacturer is that remanufactured ink cartridges are much more affordable.  Ink Technologies supplies both types of inkjet cartridges to provide the best equipment, supplies, and services to our clients.Ink Cartridges

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