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Green IT Paper Reduction Calculator

Paper wasted in your office a bigger contributor to your carbon footprint than the energy required to do the printing. This spreadsheet-based tool will will you evaluate the impact of e-forms, two-sided printing and other measures.


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Reducing the use of paper in the office is an important means for cutting costs and reducing carbon footprint. In fact, according to recent third-party research conducted by Lexmark, paper is a more important contributor to carbon footprint than the energy used by printers. This calculator lets you estimate the potential savings achievable through five tactics: two-sided (duplex) printing, elimination of reports that are not being used, switching from paper forms to e-forms, switching from conventional faxes to e-faxes and reducing the weight of paper used for various documents.

The attached Zip file includes:

  • Intro Page.doc
  • Green IT Paper Reduction Calculator.xls
  • Green IT Paper Reduction Calculator.ods