What is eWood and Lousy Ink?
eWood®, a timber replacement product, and TonerPave®, a low-carbon road surface, are two of the products manufactured using recycled printer cartridges.
eWood® was first created by Close the Loop®, the resource recovery partner for the C4PA program, and began its journey by winning an episode of ABC TV's New Inventors program. It is a functional and sustainable material which can be used to replace timber, concrete, steel, brick,
It is made in Moama, New South Wales by Newtecpoly using recycled materials sourced from such items as toner cartridges, printers, computers, televisions and other electronic equipment.
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Lousy Ink is made from ink sourced from discarded inkjet printer cartridges which have been sent to Melbourne recycler Close the Loop.
The ink would have been either collected and stored in 80,000L containers or burnt for energy, but Lousy Ink found a better use for the waste ink. A
More information about Lousy Ink can be found at www.lousyink.com.au.
Lousy Ink - 100% recycled artists ink made from cartridge ink