Green Printing Tips to Reduce Paper Use

<p>Printing in business today is expanding at an exponential rate each year. More businesses are printing an ever-growing volume of documents, and without the proper means to reduce printing these businesses will continue to spend more and more on printing. The average office worker in the United States on average uses up to 10,000 sheets of paper per <img style="background-image: none; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 10px 0px 10px 10px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: inline; float: right; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="iStock_000003447790Small" border="0" alt="iStock_000003447790Small" align="right" src="http://www.officeproductnews.net/files/iStock_000003447790Small_1.jpg" width="149" height="149" />year. This number is astounding, and can easily be reduced simply by implementing a few green printing strategies. </p> <p>Implement these green printing tactics to reduce printing in your business:</p> <p>· Utilize Print Preview – Print Preview gives you the ability to view your document and edit how it prints. Every time before you print, utilize print preview to cut out unnecessary pages such as banner pages. This is especially important when printing email and websites.</p> <!--break--> <p>· Implement Duplex Printing – Duplex printing is a feature on your printer which allows you to print on both sides of the page. By setting all of your printers to duplex, you can reduce printing by up to 40%.</p> <p>· Only Print Necessary Documents – Taking a few extra seconds before clicking the print button can make the largest difference in your office in regards to printing. If you do not absolutely need to print something, then save the paper. </p> <p>It is vital to gain control of your printing environment before it gets out of hand. Oftentimes we do not fully understand how much money is going into printing until we take a step back and look at how much unnecessary printing takes place. Contact us today to learn more about how you can reduce printing in your office and begin saving today!</p> <p>This article was originally posted on <a href="http://soscanhelp.com">Atlanta Office Equipment</a> site Standard Office Systems.</p>