Saving Paper, ink , and ENERGY
By Kellen, Mia, and ElleBelle
What energy/consumable habit needs to be changed at West?
The use on paper, ink and how much we spend on it. A way to save paper and ink is use
cleanprint it is a very efficient way to save paper. CLEAN PRINT TAKES out all ads all buttons tightens the margins and makes a clean article. It also uses less ink and recycled paper. It also lightens the font to a dark gray color that saves
50% more ink. Also they shrink your font size by one. Let’s say that you have a font of 24 it will shrink it to 23. That saves 25% paper. Now if you don’t have the money to get clean print that's okay you can just do these actions yourself. Its very easy to on google docs.
Paper, Ink, and Money
Ways To Save Paper
~ Look for treeless paper
Cotton was used to make paper. Now it is made by trees. Cotton paper makes money and it saves our oxygen.
~ Take advantage of technology
In our school we have a lot of technology. But we still use paper. A large reason why we hve the technology to save on money for paper. We use paper for many different things that we have on the iPads or computers.
~ Minus your font size by one every time you type a document, and you can barely tell the difference. This saves 50% more paper
~ Make your font color a very dark gray and it prints just like black but saves 25% more black ink.
Paper Wastes On The World
~ Each office and school tries to save 20% of paper they use
~ Paper takes up 33% of our waste
~71 million tons of paper are wasted in the USA
~Smaller use of paper = Bigger Forests
~ Saving paper can be done in a number of ways, you will save many trees. It takes anywhere from 2 to 3 tons of wood to make one ton of paper. Did you know that the average New York Times printed for weekend reading soaks up 63,000 trees?