When we talk about Managed Print solutions with our customers, we are always excited to talk about the cost savings they’ll realize. Without MPS, you could be spending up to 3% of your annual revenue on your print environment. MPS can offer savings of up to 30%.
While the cost savings are a significant benefit, today, we’re all trying to do business in a more sustainable manner. MPS can not only help lower costs, it can also reduce your carbon footprint.
MPS takes a comprehensive approach to managing your print environment. MPS experts manage your print fleet helping you reduce paper and toner use. They also help you optimize workflows, create efficiencies, implement best practices, and lower costs by leveraging hardware, software and network security. A major benefit to MPS is that you’ll only use the resources you need – print fewer pages, use less energy, and create less waste.
Reduce Paper Consumption
A recent University of Southern Indiana study found that around 1 billion trees’ worth of paper is thrown in the trash every year in the US alone. We use 85,000,000 tons of paper every year – that’s about 680 pounds per person.
That’s a LOT of trees! The good news is simple changes can significantly reduce consumption. For example, recycled paper uses 64% less energy than making new paper with virgin wood pulp. Every ton of recycled paper produced saves 17 trees – that can mean millions of trees saved every year.
Develop Good Habits
Small changes can help you do the right thing and have a major environmental impact, for example:
- Implementing double-sided copy and print can cut paper use significantly.
- Pre-programming to print in draft mode can reduce toner use.
- Using post-consumer recycled paper.
- Replacing outdated technology with efficient Energy-Star rated devices.
- Recycling toner cartridges can significantly reduce landfill waste.
A Managed Print solution can reduce your carbon footprint. By choosing devices carefully, streamlining process and workflows, and implementing recycling programs, an MPS provider can reduce costs and improve environmental sustainability.