Take Charge tip of the month: Duplex printing

February 02, 2009

University Park, Pa. -- If possible, set your printers to duplex printing. The average individual uses 12 pounds of printer/copier paper a year. This creates 26 pounds of CO2 per person per year. Using both sides of the paper cuts your carbon footprint by nearly half.

To learn more ways to conserve resources, visit http://www.takecharge.psu.edu/ways.shtml.

For more information, contact Office of Physical Plant Senior Energy Program Engineer Laura Miller, lmj20@psu.edu.

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Last Updated March 19, 2009