Bio Toners Not So Enviro-friendly -it grows on you Berto
Bio-toners have been developed as an alternative to the current toners that are in your printer cartridges. The use of bio–toner in your printer is just like a regular toner, but it is made from a substance that is safe for the planet.
What is one of the top three edible crops grown by American farmers that can also play a role in the growth of eco-friendly printing? Give up? Soy! Many Americans don’t know it, but soybeans are useful beyond just being a healthy vegetarian dinner. Just as in gasoline, soy may soon replace petroleum as a green substitute in printing ink
Some bio-toners are also made from palm oil products that are a renewal energy source. Read more.
Currently, the demand for bio-toners is not sufficient to be economically viable, and this is preventing the use of it in your printer cartridges. There are also some that argue that the deforestation of regular trees in favor of palm trees is not helping the environment because it places a risk on the fauna like orangutans.
Berto #34: December 5, 2015: Bio Toners Not So Enviro-friendly -it grows on you Berto
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