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Buy two toners. Receive a FREE Inky shopper bag!

  Don’t miss out on our latest special! Receive a FREE Inky Shop fabric shopping bag when you buy TWO Inky Shop alternative laser toner cartridges. Offer valid between the 15th and 30th of June, while stocks last. T&Cs apply. Find a store near you below:  KwaZulu-Natal  Gauteng  Western Cape

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A guide to office printer etiquette for a harmonious workplace

The office printer, possibly the hardest working piece of equipment in any workplace. It’s inevitable, every employee, at some point, is going to need to print out documents. Usually all at the same time. This central hub can be a place for a bit of friendly natter or the start …

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printer cartridges

Printer cartridges: The difference between OEM, Remanufactured and Compatible

Let’s face it. None of us wants to go out and buy new ink or toner for our printers. We’d much rather put our money into a holiday fund or a new pair of shoes. Household necessities aren’t fun purchases, but when the low-ink light starts flashing, a trip to …

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buying a printer

Buying a printer: Tips for choosing the perfect model

Choosing a printer can be a big decision. There are many different types, models and brands, all with varying features and capabilities. Are you buying a printer for personal home use or are you running a home office? Are you a small business needing a printer capable of handling a …

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waste recycling

Household recycling: How can you help the environment this Earth Day?

Here at The Inky Shop, we’re passionate about the environment. We’re aware of the positive impact recycling can have on the earth. Packaging ending up in landfill sites can take millions of years to decompose. The plastic components in a single ink cartridge can take up to 1000 years to decompose. …

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printer ink

Printer Tips: How to tell when your printer ink is low

Running out of printer ink can be a frustrating feeling, especially when you are rushing to get a document or assignment printed. There’s nothing worse than firing up the printer as you’re dashing out of the house and that sinking feeling when the low ink warning flashes. Not only is …

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remanufactured cartridges

The myths of remanufactured cartridges

At The Inky Shop, we are aware of the consequences discarded cartridges have on the environment. We believe we should all be doing our part to protect the environment from the negative effects of discarded waste. For this reason, we have our own range of Inky Shop remanufactured cartridges. Unfortunately, …

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handling your printer cartridges

Caring for your printer cartridges

We all know that dreaded feeling you get when the printer starts flashing ‘low ink’. Keeping the printer fed and happy is a costly affair, cartridges can be expensive. The less you have to replace the ink the better. Buying remanufactured cartridges can help cut down costs, but proper care …

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maintain your printer

Maintain your printer for longer

Printers are one of the staple appliances found in home offices and like most electronic devices require regular maintenance to keep in perfect working order. There is nothing more exasperating than a malfunctioning printer when you urgently need to print an important document. Luckily, these frustrations can be minimised with …

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toner cartridges

Toner cartridges: All the facts you need to know about recycling

Let’s face it, everyone knows (or should know) the benefits of recycling paper, but how many people give a second thought when it comes to tossing out spent toner cartridges? Not nearly as many as there should be. Did you even know there was a whole new life awaiting your …

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