ETIRA celebrates lobbying win as Spanish rule change closes loophole on electrical equipment imports
January 26, 2021
The European Ink Toner and Remanufacturers Association (ETIRA) is celebrating a change to Spanish rules which mean all importers of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) to the country must now prove their waste management credentials. Following extensive lobbying and proposals from ETIRA, along with the Spanish office of the European Recycling Platform, a raft of […]
December 2, 2020
The European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association (ETIRA) has joined MEPs in calling on the EU Commission to grant consumers a ‘right to repair’, by making repairs to printing hardware and consumables more systematic and cost-efficient.
November 17, 2020
Using identical article numbers for both new and remanufactured Blue Angel certified cartridges can mislead customers who order green products.
October 29, 2020
The European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association (ETIRA) has issued a detailed response calling for amends to be made to the latest draft of the Voluntary Agreement for Imaging Equipment, released by Eurovaprint earlier this month.
October 13, 2020
New legislation, set to hold ink toner and printer manufacturers to account when it comes to complying with rules around substances of very high concern (SVHC) and product safety, has been welcomed by ETIRA.
September 14, 2020
The European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association (ETIRA) has welcomed the EU’s new GPP policy, after more than two years of lobbying The association and its members will now raise awareness of the new criteria across the EU Member States ETIRA, the European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association, has welcomed new criteria introduced by the […]
August 5, 2020
The European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association (ETIRA) has issued an open letter to the EU, demanding ‘fast action’ to stop the ‘devastating impact’ the printing industry is having on the environment. The letter, published on ETIRA’s website, responds to the EU’s Circular Economy report, stating that at present, consumers and small business owners are […]
July 31, 2020
When you buy a car, you are not told you can only fill it up at a certain petrol station – but when you buy a printer your hands are tied to the costly ink cartridge replacements sold by the manufacturer of the printer. This needs to change. We are writing as the European Toner […]
July 29, 2020
The European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association (ETIRA) is urging HP to rethink its latest printer firmware update. The update, version 2025A/2021B – released in July 2020 – affects HP OfficeJet 5220, 5255, 5230, 5232, HP ENVY 5020, 5032 and HP DeskJet 2621 devices. In the past, similar updates have blocked out reused HP cartridges […]