- April 13, 2011
PHOENIX, AZ | In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, Mutoh America has launched the new ink cartridge recycling program.
Effective immediately, Mutoh printer owners are encouraged to send their empty ink cartridges to Mutoh America’s corporate office. Once received, Mutoh will then transport the ink cartridges to a local recycling company.
In addition to the recycling program, Mutoh has begun making 1,000 ml ink bags, which are reported more eco-friendly than a smaller, plastic cartridge. The bigger bag size is said easier to recycle and produces less waste. Mutoh recently announced its new MP Ink, which is composed of 60% bio-based materials and contains no hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) or heavy metals. The MP Ink produces a wide color gamut with increased adhesive and abrasion characteristics. Mutoh’s versatile ValueJet 1608HS-Hybrid runs the MP ink to create what is considered vivid, high-quality prints on both rigid and flexible substrates.