Sphere of Influence. Sphere of Influence. Saving the World: One Sheet of Paper at a Time. Before We Begin…. Some terminology: Side : 1 printable surface Sheet : 1 piece of paper, which has 2 sides Ream : Packet of paper, normally 500 sheets
Sphere of Influence
Saving the World:
One Sheet of Paper at a Time
noun – a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing to a considerable height, and usually developing branches at some distance from the ground
Amount of basic copier & printer paper distributed by Printing Services over the last 12 months:
This translates to:
PCW = Post Consumer Waste, the recycled part of recycled paper
Type of copier & printer paper used at Carleton:
In the last 12 months:
Unfortunately, PCW costs more…
Financial consequence of making recycled paper with 30% PCW the default:
Potential financial consequence of making 100% PCW recycled paper the default:
Looking at the last 12 months for 16 printers located in 12 public lab spaces:
Printing at the Libe – A Look at Trends:
Why the increase?
Printing totals across campus for the last month of Fall Term 2006:
There are several efforts in place and under way to try to help reduce the amount of printing:
More on these last two points coming up…
Care because you are a citizen…
…and you are a steward of those communities
What’s in it for us..?
Can we make a difference?
Can we make a better community?