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Tips for Greening Your Printer

Posted On September 21, 2012 by

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This one goes out to everyone who has sat though class or a meeting straining your eyes to read a document on a tiny phone screen because you didn’t want to waste paper printing it out. We admire your dedication to our environment! But the truth is, no matter how diligent you are about limiting your printer use, there will be times when you need a paper copy. So how do you make sure your printer is as low-impact as possible?

1. Set up your printer to print double-sided by default.

Every printer and computer will be a little different, so you may need to consult the manual or do a simple Google search for how to set up duplex printing on your printer model. Here is a guide that should work for most printers on a Windows operating system.

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