Meet the Most Anti-Green Technology in Your Office
Its quiet and unassuming, but this machine may well be the most environmentally unfriendly item in your office.
Right now, its probably nearby, ready to serve you. Yet this common piece of office equipment can be an environmental villain by gulping down electricity and spitting out waste.
What is it? Your printer.
Although theyre often essential for everyday tasks, printers are usually far from eco-friendly. They tend to consume more power than people realize, since some printers dont have power down settings, and most are left on during nights and weekends. This causes them to draw power even when theyre not being used.
And, using them creates more paper and that, in turn, can lead to waste. You dont have to toss the printer to get green, though. Try these tips instead: