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Do You Have As Many Rooms Full of Paper as You Do Partners?


Research* indicates that “Legal” is most resistant of any department to paper-free work processes.

How many paper documents are in your office that you don’t really need? If you do need all of those documents, how much are you spending for file storage off-site? Are rooms filled with filing cabinets of old cases (and are those rooms and those documents physically secured?).

You can – legally – get rid of that paper. Better yet, paperless (or at least less-paper) processes are faster, more efficient, and have solid ROI. So remove that paper and turn office space previously occupied by paper into something useful – another office for a partner, a break room for employees to take a breather, a client meeting room, lobby or whatever else you need.

Read on for tips on how to get this done.

Topics: Going Green

Green Printing is Good for the Bottom Line

It’s not easy being green.

We all know Kermit the Frog’s lament, “It’s not easy being green.” While I can’t relate to the struggles of a small amphibian (and there aren’t any Martians around to ask), we’ll have to take Kermit at his word.


However, when it comes to being green environmentally, especially when it comes to your office equipment, it’s a lot easier to “be green.” I’d like to share some tips and strategies for environmentally friendly printing– and how you can recycle your office equipment.


Green: Not Just Good for Mother Nature

Many roll their eyes at being environmentally conscious, maybe even thinking “This is business, there’s no need to worry about hugging trees in business.” When you combine the fact that going green from an environmental point of view will also add some “green” to your bottom line, I think everyone becomes a little more interested.


If green is important to your decision-making, here are a few ways that we go green and a few tips for “greening” your use of office equipment.


Even if you're not interested in the positive environmental impacts; most of these tips will help you save money and/or become more productive too. Whether you're interested in the environment, dollars and cents, or both – keep reading.

Topics: Printing Going Green