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General Services Administration

ECO Font for Routine Correspondence

I would recommend that all routine/non-essential printing default to a font such as 'ECO Font' which looks like a normal font but uses approximately 50% less ink. It does this by printing microscopic holes in each letter printed that are really not noticeable to the naked eye. This would result in savings of millions of dollars by reducing by 50% the number of replacement ink carterages purchased by all the D/As.

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Office of Personnel Management

Grant Promotion points for paperless employees

Let's face it,
No matter how ingenious the paperless idea --- unless employees are rewarded for compliance --- Joe Q. Government will continue to print out his emails...

So, reward good old Joe Q.'s paperless compliance with promotion points.

Track Joe G’s printing --- i.e. every time he prints, his "print number" goes up. During employee evaluations, this “print number” is scored and used as a criteria for evaluation.... more »

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Department of Justice

Double Sided Printing: Instruction and Encouragement

Most printers have the capacity to print double-sided, and all that is required to print double-sided is a quick change in a user's printing settings. I suggest a short one-page memo be sent out to all government employees who regularly print materials with a short instructional photo demonstrating how to change printing settings so that the default is double-sided (and instructions on how to change it back to single... more »

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