Green Office Blog

Five things to improve in your business for 2018

Posted by Jane Sanders on Feb 5, 2018 11:20:43 AM

Do you run a business? It’s sometimes hard to know how to stay on the cutting edge – especially in an age where things continue to evolve and change at a rapid rate. Today, let’s run through five ways in which you can make a significant improvement to your business for the coming year.

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Topics: Reporting, Innovation, Efficient, procedure

10 Compelling Reasons why you need a Print Assessment

Posted by Zandalee Naude on Jan 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Print assessments have become somewhat of a standard in the Office Automation industry. It’s not uncommon for copier salesman to compare current spend to a new solution and advise on the savings available, should you sign on the dotted line.Evaluate your printing .jpg

The problem here is that the print estate is not looked at in its entirety. Only then will you see the current state compared to where you could be. A thorough and detailed print assessment will allow you to understand the following:

  1. Understand what you have.
    A detailed print assessment will be conducted across all operational sites to compile an asset list of all devices within your fleet. This includes any document output devices, such as printers, copiers, scanners, faxing machines, dot-matrix, etc.)
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Topics: MPS, Managed Print Services, Managed Print Environments, Vendor Management, Managed Print, print Environment, Office Solution

Why we love culture (you should too!)

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Jan 25, 2018 11:48:29 AM

The current state of our nation and the world would suggest that the moral compass has gone a little haywire.  Almost every bit of news we read is filled with corruption, violence, greed, power and generally negative stuff.

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Topics: Culture code, Innovation, Efficient, GreenABLE

The Cost of Printing Do We Really Need to Spend so Much on Paper

Posted by Melliza Giliomee on Jan 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Every year, tons of paper is used in workplaces all over the world, in both large and small offices. Many of these offices have actively taken up recycling, but even though it is an inexpensive and environmentally conscious option, a much more cost-effective strategy is to reduce daily paper consumption. 

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Topics: MPS, reduce printing, cost to print, The Environmental Costs of Office Printing, Managed Print Services, Managed Print Environments, print Environment, Office Automation and MPS

Is there an Office Solution that will help my staff complete their admin faster?

Posted by Mandisi Dabula on Jan 8, 2018 10:16:09 AM

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but building the new- Socrates.

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Topics: Office Solution

GreenABLE wins SAB Award for Print Cartridge and Toner Recycling Programme

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Nov 9, 2017 11:40:58 AM

It is estimated that over 1.3 billion printer cartridges are sold every year, and according to the International Data Corporation (IDC), more than 12 million laser and ink cartridges are imported into South Africa annually. 

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Topics: Remanufactured Toner Cartridges, The Environmental Costs of Office Printing, GreenABLE

10 Years Later: How to be More Efficient at Work…

Posted by Ian Chauvet on Oct 18, 2017 1:20:57 PM

When reflecting on my first 10 years as a working human being; these are just some of the tips I’ve picked up that have helped me be more efficient at work.

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Topics: Efficient, procedure

How to Get the Most out of Your Day / Week / Month / Year

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Oct 16, 2017 8:31:49 AM

I was fortunate enough to share a panel discussion with Stephen Saad, founder and CEO of Aspen Pharmaceuticals.  

 

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Topics: Culture code, Reporting, Efficient

Managed Print Services, Innovation paying off

Posted by Sherdon Smith on Sep 22, 2017 9:16:37 AM

Talking and thinking about print is not exciting to most, and bringing up a conversation about your home or office printer at a dinner party would surely be social suicide. But let’s try to understand this and why we humans don’t get excited by print.

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Topics: Managed Print Services, Managed Print, Innovation

Why do we Print?

Posted by Sherdon Smith on Sep 11, 2017 10:22:17 AM

I have always had this burning question in the back of mind, “Why do we Print?”  Aren’t we supposed be working in Paperless offices by now?

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Topics: reduce printing, cost to print, print Environment, why do we print