Double sided printing and copying can save 50% of paper used for informal printing. By instructing employees to use doubled sided printing and copying or changing the default status of printers and copiers to double sided, a huge amount of paper can be saved! Files will also, as a result, become smaller and will save space in file cabinets.
To save the Federal Government somewhere between $173,000,000 and $598,000,000 (OR MORE) over the next 12 months… by reducing the amount of copier/printer paper consumed and therefore the equivalent: (1) budget expenditure; and (2) paper (i.e. natural resources) wasted.
Relatively large savings to the budget could be realized by imposing four simple practices on Executive Branch employees:
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