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Department of Veterans Affairs

Minimize color printing

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If the Government really wants to cut down on wasteful spending, they need to limit color printing.

Our office, of less than 200 employees, spends over $7K/month on color printing costs. We use two Xerox machines with each requiring one black and three color drums ($771/ea), five color and black toners ($280 - $300+/ea), a fuser (over $800), etc. We change color drums about twice a month.

Many people in our office... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Be Green-Print Only When Necessary

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Federal Government agencies use millions of pieces of paper per day.

 

There should be reminders around the offices to "Be Green-Print Only When Necessary."

 

The federal government could save milions of dollars per year by eliminating many of the unnecessary print jobs on a daily basis.

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Printer Reduction and Consolidation

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As information flows through an organization documents are the key component that drives it. The cost of maintaining and printing documents are very costly to every organization. A good portion of the cost is printing, which includes paper, consumables, power/cooling (i.e., AC) and maintenance. These costs can be controlled or at the very least reduced. A recent Info Trends market research study indicates that the... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Use Both Sides of the Paper...Double Your Inventory!

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Although we are trying to automate the Federal Government, there are still many times we have to use paper.

When employees print, use duplex printing!

When employees take notes, write on both sides!

If the Agency distributes monthly Posters to hang up in the building, print 2 months at a time. Flip the poster over after the first month.

When an employee gives a presentation, use the "white space" on each side of... more »

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