In Sydney, Australia they’re Paving Roads with Printer Toner

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  • Toshiba said this week that it hit a record in 2017 of recycled toner products: 228 metric tons of used toner.
  • One use of the spent toner is reduce rutting and cracking on roads with a product called TonerPave, created by Australian infrastructure company, Downer.
  • The asphalt consists of toner powder, wax, minerals, pigments, iron oxide, silica, and sometimes, waste acrylic paint.

By Anita Balakrishnan@MsABalakrishnan – Reduce, reuse, repave — at least, that’s what printer companies are doing with Australian roads.

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Toshiba Recycles Record Amount of E-Waste in 2017