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Saturday, January 10, 2009 Green Vol 1.6: Print Green, Learn Green, Engines of Change, Its a Green Holiday   VOLUME 1 ISSUE 6  
Your Green Office/ Employee Practices
Power/ Energy Efficiency
Set Your Printer for Green-ficiency
Its GREEN to learn ONLINE
Just Get Started - Your Organization Can Get To Green
Engines of Change
GREEN for Staff Holiday Gifts
Green Holiday Ideas
Jump starting a green economy with solar utilities
Shopping for a cause.
Sure-fire ways to save on heating bills
Your Green Office/ Employee Practices
Set Your Printer for Green-ficiency
If you find that you can't avoid printing some documents, try these tips to green up your printing to save money and the environment.
by Jaymi Heimbuch

While the idea of printing makes us squirm a little, sometimes it is unavoidable. However, we can make the most of our printing by following a few easy guidelines and playing with Printing Preferences.

Format Your Page to Save:

  • Use the narrowest margins possible so that fewer pages are needed for a document.
  • Shrink the font down to squeeze the most text on to the page.
  • Scale a legal sized document down to letter size, and use other scale-down

Engines of Change
by Solvie Karlstrom

Over the course of the year, energy consumption from personal computers contributes the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions as burning 32 gallons of gasoline.

You may not be able to cut back on your web browsing, but your search engine of choice can help cut back on that energy use. Powered by Google, Blackle provides the same search results as but on a blacked-out background, saving over 944,500 kilowatt hours of energy since the engine's launch in 2007. If the transition from white to black is rough on the eyes, try, also powered by Google, which saves a bit less energy than Blackle but allows the user to chose from a variety of colorful alternatives to the white screen.

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