Recycled ink cartridges to help disabled residents

A social enterprise in Bury St Edmunds is calling on residents to recycle their empty ink cartridges by taking them to special collection points around the town. Items donated will then be sold to recycling firms in order to raise funding to help people with...

Technology ‘a great opportunity’ for education

Using printer supplies to produce copies of educational materials accessed via computers could be useful to many people. It was noted by Miles Berry, senior lecturer in ICT education at the University of Roehampton and vice chair of Naace, the ICT Association, that...

New technology ‘greatly beneficial’ to e-learning

People who are engaged in e-learning may find it useful to have printing apps that allow them to use ink supplies to produce documents from smartphones and tablets, as the use of these gadgets is said to be growing. Grainne Conole, director of the Beyond Distance...

Brits ‘wasting millions’ by overcharging gadgets

While many people may be keen to do their bit for the environment by purchasing low-energy printers and recyclable ink cartridges, they could be wasting large amounts of money and energy by leaving portable gadgets on charge at home. According to a study conducted by...

Govt encourages electronics recycling

People who have received a new printer and ink cartridges this Christmas and are looking to dispose of an old could be targeted by a new campaign to encourage recycling. The industry-led drive, which is backed by the government, is seeking to persuade more people to...

Students ‘can greatly benefit’ from e-learning

Many people may find ink cartridges useful if they wish to print hard copies of educational materials delivered via the internet. Grainne Conole, director of the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester, explained with the advent of new...