Shocking recycling statistics

Shocking recycling statistics

People usually don’t think about ink and toner cartridges when talking about recycling. We usually think about the materials – plastic, glass, paper and metal – without relating that to the actual consumables that we buy and use. But the fact is that cartridges...
World War 2 Recycling Posters: What can they tell us about Recycling attitudes during wartime?

World War 2 Recycling Posters: What can they tell us about Recycling attitudes during wartime?

This week at Toner Giant, we thought we’d venture into a new area of graphic design and print: an area that crosses boundaries, both creatively and politically. The subject up for review is one that effects our present situation and our near future. Today however, we go 70 years back in time to see how World War Two recycling posters effected how people practised ‘smart-living’ and went about their day-to-day lives.

We take a look at the posters, not just as artefacts of creative design, but as a reflection of the nation’s attitude and willingness to make a change! At the Toner Giant, we always love the challenges of getting something new out of an old topic, so read on as we recycle some old ideas, and you never know, you may get a new angle on home-recycling!