Sometimes there's nothing better than having a physical copy of an e-mail or report to read. Often you might need to take a copy with you to show someone else at a meeting or simply in the office. Still, you should always...
THINK before you PRINT!
With many of us carrying smartphones with us, and an increasing number using tablet devices, it's often unnecessary to print pages and pages when you can read them on your screen instead. We're not suggesting that tablets and smartphones are a 100% eco-friendly alternative, but when faced with printing on paper, you might want to reconsider.
A few facts
- According to WRAP, 45 sheets of paper are used per day by the average office worker, with half of these being thrown away!
- Business Consultancy Pricewaterhouse Coopers estimates businesses could improve productivity by 30%!
- Xerox estimates that the average working office will use 10,000 sheets of paper a year, with 45 per cent of those sheets being thrown away within 24 hours.