Picking the Perfect Green Printer

<p>There are certain print jobs that your organization will outsource to an outside print shop. These could be large scale prints, high quality photos, or wide format prints. One important thing to note while searching for an outside print shop is if they are considered a green print shop. It is easy enough to make the claim that they are environmentally conscious, however this is not always the case. <img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 10px 0px 10px 10px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: inline; float: right; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="iStock_000005723868Medium" border="0" alt="iStock_000005723868Medium" align="right" src="http://www.officeproductnews.net/files/iStock_000005723868Medium.jpg" width="202" height="97" /></p> <p>Here are a few questions to ask your print shop to determine if they are truly environmentally conscious.</p> <p>· What types of paper and inks do they use? – There are a number of green printing solutions available, and if they are not taking advantage of them, they aren’t truly green printers.</p> <p>· Do they recycle? – It is easier than ever to recycle. If your print shop isn’t, you know something is up.</p> <p>· How do they handle their printing equipment? – Is your print company using electronically efficient equipment? Do they leave their equipment running 24 hours a day? These are easy ways to tell a green printer apart from one only claiming to be.</p> <!--break--> <p>These are just a few of the important factors in finding a green printer that works for you. You most likely won’t be doing all of your printing in house, but you would still like your outsourced print jobs to match to green printing habits you have instituted in your business.</p> <p>To learn more about green printing tips, please contact us today!</p> <p><a name="_GoBack"></a></p>