Category Archives: office

how to get extra life from a printer toner cartridge: black tape

Don’t you hate having to replace the toner cartridge, especially when the printing seems to be fine? Surely, there must be more life in the toner. Well, here’s a workaround in the spirit of responsible consumption: use up what you … Continue reading

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home green home (house cleaning)

The Seventh Generation newsletter recently shared this news about a new healthy house-cleaning service: We recently launched a new and innovative partnership to help you maintain a clean and healthy home called Home Green Home. We are working with our … Continue reading

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print only what you want: PrintWhatYouLike.com

I just checked out PrintWhatYouLike.com, which is another tool to help with “smart” printing. This web-based tool focuses on helping you print only what you want and need on websites, which helps the environment by minimizing waste of paper, printer … Continue reading

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print only what you want: GreenPrint

A couple of years ago, I worked at an office where EVERY print job printed a wasteful “cover page.” It drove me nuts. The IT guy told me there was nothing to be done about it. They need GreenPrint. We … Continue reading

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