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Kyocera Remanufactured TK5160 Toner Cartridges Product Release

New Product Release

Kyocera Remanufactured TK5160 Toner Cartridges for use in:
Kyocera ECOSYS P7040cdn

All of our products are developed, re-engineered and produced right here in our UK manufacturing facility. This makes sure that all our OEM alternative consumables are rigorously trialled and tested before being sold, to ensure the stability of the product.

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Shop Closer To Home!

As one of the largest UK remanufacturers and distributors of toner cartridges, we’re at the forefront of the campaign to encourage UK dealers to buy their toners from the UK in order to take advantage of the huge range of benefits that they’re likely to be missing out on when they import their products, particularly from outside the EU.

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We’re now a Real Living Wage Employer!

What is a Real Living Wage Employer?

The real living wage is a voluntary UK wage rate that we’re now paying to all of our valued members of staff. The rate is currently £9.50 (minimum) an hour and enables our staff to meet every day needs including weekly shops and healthcare services such as dentistry for themselves and their families.

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Did You Know We Offer EDI?

What is EDI?

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is a type of technology that simply put, helps two businesses that wish to trade with one another to get things done quicker, get more done, speed up any logistical timeline and eliminate the opportunity for any type of manual error by automating any type of business to business exchange.

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ECS Christmas Opening Hours

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everybody at Effective Consumable Solutions!

Our Opening Hours over the Christmas period are as follows:

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Kyocera Compatible DV8505 Developer Packs Product Release

Kyocera Compatible DV8505 Developer Packs for use in:
Kyocera TASKalfa 4550ci, 4551ci, 5550ci, 5551ci
Utax CDC1930 CDC1945 3005ci

All of our products are developed, re-engineered and produced right here in our UK manufacturing facility. This makes sure that all our OEM alternative consumables are rigorously trialled and tested before being sold, to ensure the stability of the product.

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Buy British Or Risk Losing It!

Many British businesses barely managed to survive after the first lockdown, with figures released in October showing a record number of store closures in the UK for the first half of the year. The figures state that over 11,120 UK stores have closed. This figure is likely to be even higher as researchers didn't take into account stores which have yet to re-open following the first lockdown. The second UK lockdown is now upon us. 

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1 in 4 imported products are NOT safe

A recent report from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) found that 1 in 4 products that are imported do NOT comply with REACH (restriction of hazardous substances directive) - Be careful who and where you buy your products from!!!

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Huge opportunities for UK remanufacturing

As far as UK manufacturing is concerned, we’ve come a long way and are considered among the elite when it comes to manufacturing as a country, however, as a remanufacturer ourselves, it pains us to see that there is a lot of catching up to be done in UK remanufacturing.

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Studies Confirm Urgent Need For Circular Economy

As both a remanufacturer and recycler one of our main priorities has always been to contribute heavily towards achieving a UK Circular economy and, if possible, a global one too. There is never a better time than the present to begin making changes to your lifestyle or your business in order to make a change for the better. Change is needed now more than ever.

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Anti-bacterial & Virucidal Sanitiser Disinfectant Cleaner - 700ml - Open this post for more information.


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New ETIRA report suggests that new build cartridges are NOT safe for use

As a the title suggests, a recent report from ETIRA has revealed that recent testing of new build cartridges sourced in Europe have failed multiple LGA emissions tests.

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ECS Glove Donations

An update on our glove donations!

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Free Gloves With Every Order

Free Sterile Gloves with every order including direct shipment orders

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ECS Offer Donations To All Local Emergency Services

We're doing everything that we can to help our local community! Local emergency / medical serivces can contact us today at info@ecs-uk-ltd.co.uk

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Why is achieving a circular economy so difficult?

As a remanufacturer one of our major goals behind our business is to achieve a circular economy, but this will always be a difficult task to achieve (but that won’t stop us).

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ECS sponsor rising taekwondo star

ECS have a sponsorship to announce. This time for part of the wider ECS family!

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Supply Chain Disruptions Likely As Coronavirus Continues

We’re sure you’ve already heard of the coronavirus by now, and it doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. The death toll as a result of the virus has already reached over 1,300 with another 50,000 estimated to be infected so far

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ECS return from Paperworld 2020 with not one, but two awards!

ECS have returned from the annual Recycler Exhibition held in Frankfurt, Germany. We’re delighted to announce that the company has been honoured with not one, but two prestigious awards at The Recycler Awards 2020.

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Gary Starkweather: The Man Who Changed Your Life

This week marks the end of an era for the print industry as it has been announced that Gary Starkweather has sadly passed away.

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