Showing 4 ideas for tag "reduction in printing"

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Going Green with Training Materials

Agencies repeatedly print large training volumes of training materials that are many times thrown away due to the inability transport them from the training site to the trainees work/home site. Suggest that we start providing materials on a CD or Memory Stick to eliminate the cost of printing (including binders and tabs), cost of mailing and shipping materials as well as the cost on the environment. Reduction in the... more »

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Office of Personnel Management

Impose electronically monitored and enforced limits on printing

All employees should have a preset limit of pages they can print per week. This should be electronically monitored and enforced.

For example, an employee is permitted 100 pages per week. After printing 2 pages, they are prompted that they only have 98 and so on. When they reach 0, they can no longer print. The number resets the following week.

Many universities already use this system to cut back on printing costs.... more »

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General Services Administration

Digital (foot)Prints

Have IT set everyone's printing preferences to default to "print to PDF". It will automatically prompt individuals to save digital files to to their computer; people will have to make a conscious effort to physically print something. This effort will save on paper, ink and energy costs for printers. Also, hard copy files necessitate storage space. Less paper will allow for more compact workstations and less storage... more »

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