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Department of Health and Human Services

Ink saving fonts for routine printing

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Not all fonts use the same amount of ink. Using certain fonts can result in ~15% in savings when printing many routine memos, outlines, and other "non-presentation quality" correspondence, compared to other, "standard" fonts.

Having IT personnel and USG employees switch to ink-sparing fonts on a routine basis could save hundreds of thousands of dollars in notoriously expensive printer inks.

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General Services Administration

Save millions of dollars on printing? Try Century Gothic font!

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Not all fonts use the same amount of ink. Using certain fonts can result in up to 31% savings when printing many routine memos, outlines, and other "non-presentation quality" correspondence, compared to other, "standard" fonts.
Having IT personnel switch to ink-sparing fonts on a default basis could save hundreds of thousands of dollars in notoriously expensive printer ink and toner cartridges. [At inflated retail GSA... more »

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Legislative Branch

Copier&Printer Default Settings Set to B&W and not high quality

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All USG agencies should require that the default settings for copiers, printers, and network printing software be to print in black and white and at a medium or standard quality level. Doing this would reduce the amount of expensive toner purchased. At my station, the copier vendor has us printing at the highest resolution where we burn up toner and in color by default (for which we are charged seven times more for... more »

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