The RITI Coffee Printer Produces Eco Ink From Grounds

By: Cecilia Biemann - Published: Feb 3, 2009   Updated: Apr 19 2011 • References: notcot.org
The innovative RITI Coffee Printer can green your printing habits for you by turning your leftover coffee grounds into eco-friendly ink for your printer.

Who would have thought that the dregs from your daily coffee could offer a sustainable ink source and replace all of those environmentally un-friendly ink cartridges?

Implications - The rise of environmentalism in mainstream culture has resulted in a consumer base that is increasingly looking to purchase items that have been made in an environmentally friendly fashion. Tech gadgets and computer products, which are notorious for their electronic waste, or "e-waste," have the largest opportunity to win consumers over with eco-friendly materials and sustainable manufacturing processes.