What does “remanufactured” mean? It basically means that the ink cartridges have been recycled & reprocessed by the professionals of the industry. Empty printer cartridges are collected, thoroughly cleaned, and refilled with professional grade ink. Afterwards, they’re repackaged and resold. Many businesses and home printers use the recycled ink cartridges with no problem. Recycled ink is a great way to go it saves on your expenses and saves the environment! Go Green!!!