ETIRA CALLS FOR INCREASED RoHS CHECKS ON IMPORTED TONER & INKJET CARTRIDGES

Independent tests were undertaken by the German test lab LGA show that imported new non-OEM toner cartridges containing high levels of decaBDE breach RoHS safety limits Brussels, 27 September 2018:...
Read More

June 2018: ETIRA AGM / THE RECYCLER LIVE event in Budapest !!!

Learning the latest industry news and networking over drinks and dinner! 90+ delegates attend  – ETIRA elects new Board of Directors – David Connett becomes President – ETIRA thanks outgoing...
Read More

February 2018: EU-commissioned study on cartridge market clearly concludes: more regulatory action is needed to promote cartridge reuse  

The EU’s “Study on the implementation of product design requirements set out in Article 4 of the WEEE Directive   –  The case of re-usability of printer cartridges” came out in late...
Read More

ETIRA flyer supporting remanufactured cartridges 

ETIRA has a flyer that tells the reader to buy their remans only from ETIRA members. As an easy- hand out,  the flyer lists the benefits of remanufactured cartridges compared...
Read More

ETIRA responds to recent HP flyer on cartridges

General marketing speak is OK, but you cannot say things that are not true. ETIRA regrets that HP’s new product marketing material is again lowering the bar. Their September 2017 flyer...
Read More

ETIRA-commissioned tests find hazardous decaBDE in more newbuilt non-OEM cartridges

Tests find more newbuilt non-OEM cartridges containing hazardous decaBDE chemical that is not allowed in electronic products above certain levels. In late October, industry media reported (The Recycler and Digital Imaging) that...
Read More
Translate »