Green Office Blog

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint, Recycle Your Printer Cartridges

Posted by Kelebogile Mofokeng on Jun 20, 2017 12:11:16 PM

 

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Topics: Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

Design, Develop and Implement a Print Strategy with Green Office

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on May 26, 2017 2:30:37 PM

 

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Topics: MPS

Green Office Attends Office Automation Conference

Posted by Ian Chauvet on May 25, 2017 2:34:52 PM

A few of us at Green Office were lucky enough to attend the Imaging & Technology Education Exposition (ITEX) held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas between 18th and 20th April 2017.  The conference is positioned to office automation dealers in North America and provided valuable insight into the print industry in the US.

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Topics: MPS, office automation

Take Control of Your Printing Costs by Monitoring What Users Are Printing

Posted by Zandalee Naude on May 22, 2017 9:55:23 AM

There are many ways to reduce your printing costs.  Some quick fixes to lower costs include adjusting your settings to only allow documents to be printed in black and white or duplex (double-sided).  You could also educate users to only print in colour when it is absolutely necessary.  Unfortunately, many of these methods are difficult to maintain and they do not allow for complete control over your printing environment.   If you want a more sustainable and controlled print environment, the answer lies with Print Management Software.

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Topics: cost to print

The Difference Between OEM and Aftermarket Cartridges

Posted by Melliza Giliomee on May 12, 2017 12:15:56 PM

For most end users, there is a lack of understanding on the difference between Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) cartridges and Aftermarket cartridges. What are the differences between them? This blog will assist you in understanding more about the differences in how these cartridges are manufactured. 

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Topics: Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

3 Simple Reasons to Add Your Device to a Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Posted by Mandisi Dabula on May 9, 2017 8:20:00 AM

The print environment can often find itself in an inefficient state due to business processes that take too long to realise the required results.  Printing makes up a big part of any business operation and if a printer is down and users can’t print, IT must ensure quick resolution to keep downtime to a minimum.

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Topics: Service Level Agreement

5 Things to Consider When Purchasing Printers and Copiers

Posted by Zandalee Naude on May 2, 2017 8:53:06 AM

When it comes to cost reductions in any business, budget cuts are the first task item that management enforces.  

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Topics: cost to print

The Environmental Costs of Office Printing

Posted by Sade Moneron on Apr 20, 2017 12:07:21 PM

Even in the digital age when a paperless office was thought to become a reality for most businesses, it is estimated that 95% of all businesses still store information on paper.  According to the Paperless Project, an average office worker prints 10, 000 sheets of paper annually.  Office printing can be a huge financial cost to businesses as well as being an environmental cost.  With pressure on businesses to reduce the environmental impact of their operations, it is important for businesses to understand the environmental cost that office printing has on their organisation.

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Topics: The Environmental Costs of Office Printing

Factors That Make up Your Total Cost to Print a Page?

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Apr 12, 2017 9:10:24 AM

Deciding on a printing device that will cater for everyone’s needs, but at the same time fit the budget, may seem impossible.  Most companies base decisions on the cost per page to determine the best option in terms of price.

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Topics: cost to print

5 Things to Look Out for When Buying Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

Posted by Mark Valentine on Mar 31, 2017 9:02:20 AM

Purchasing a cheap aftermarket laser toner cartridge all seems good and well on the pocket. However, this does not mean that it is necessarily as cheap as you think when printing on a cost per print basis.  Understanding how the remanufactured cartridge world works, can assist in considerable savings for your business. You need to understand how this process works before making your decision to purchase.

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Topics: Remanufactured Toner Cartridges