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How green is your office? More businesses than ever before are beginning to implement sustainable practices like recycling and lowering energy use. Even small changes in the way you conduct your day-to-day business can have a big impact on the world around us. If you’re ready to take steps to operate your business in a more environmentally responsible and sustainable way, your print environment is a great place to start!

First, let’s look at some of the facts:

  • The average office worker prints 10, 000 pages annually. That’s over 30 every day!
  • 17% of printed pages never get used.
  • 45% of pages printed in the typical office end up in the trash by the end of the day!
  • 60-80% of all used print cartridges end up in the landfill where they take almost 1,000 years to decompose.

Small, simple steps you take today can immediately begin saving you money and reduce your company’s impact on the environment.  Do you recycle? Simply placing recycling bins around printers will make employees more aware of what they’re printing and think twice before hitting that print button.

Here are some more simple steps you can take to help “green” your print environment.

  • Adding energy efficient printers can help to lower your energy consumption and costs.
  • Defaulting to two-sided black and white prints will cut your paper use in half!
  • Create a print policy that outlines expectations and rules for office printing.
  • Implement a cartridge recycling program in your office. Every cartridge you recycle is one less in the landfill.

Just these few simple changes can make a huge impact environmentally and can go a long way towards sustainability. Not only will these changes help the planet, they will save you money and increase productivity at the same time!

Join us for a video webinar and learn about proven cost reduction techniques, ideas to avoid unnecessary waste and more easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint!

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