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Going Green can save trees and save money! Here are some numbers in a case study to discover the cost of paper, copying, and printing with solutions on how to save!

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### Going Green

1. 1. GOING GREEN :<br />The Cost of Paper<br />by Mr. Shea<br />Spring 2010<br />
2. 2. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />How much does it cost to copy one sheet of paper?<br />
3. 3. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />How much does it cost to copy one sheet of paper? <br />Case of paper = \$28.00<br />5000 sheets of paper per case<br />One sheet of paper = \$28/5000 = \$0.006 cents<br />Copy toner for one sheet of paper = \$0.006 cents<br />TOTAL = 1.2 cents <br />(cost to copy one sheet of paper)<br />
4. 4. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />How much paper can be made from a tree?<br />
5. 5. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />How much paper can be made from a tree?<br />One 60-foot tall, 1-foot diameter pine tree yields 80,500 sheets of paper<br />
6. 6. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />How many copies is the Lopatcong School District making this school year (2009-2010)?<br />
7. 7. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />How many copies is the Lopatcong School District making this school year (2009-2010)?<br />We are on pace to make<br />2,316,804<br />copies this year<br />
8. 8. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />We are on pace to make<br />2,316,804<br />copies this year<br />2,316,804 X 1.2 cents = \$26,874.93<br />2,316,804 ÷ 80,500 = 28.8 sixty-foot trees<br />
9. 9. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />Is printing cheaper with a color laser printer?<br />
10. 10. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />Is printing cheaper with a color laser printer?<br />Laser Toner= \$440<br />Yield = 4000 sheets<br />Toner = \$.11 per page<br />Paper = \$.006 per page<br />COLOR LASER<br />COPIER<br />11.6 cents per page<br />1.2 cents per page<br />
11. 11. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />Is printing cheaper with an ink jet?<br />
12. 12. UNDERSTANDING the NUMBERS<br />Is printing cheaper with an ink jet?<br />Printer Ink = \$60<br />Yield = 400 sheets<br />Ink = \$.15 per page<br />Paper = \$.006 per page<br />INK JET<br />COPIER<br />15.6 cents per page<br />1.2 cents per page<br />
13. 13. ACTION<br />1) don’t print web pages–bookmark them or use http://delicious.com/<br />2) Only print final copies in color<br />3) Keep resources and homework online (teacher websites)<br />4) Use Smart Boards – scan and share handouts on the Smart Board rather than printing off copies <br />5) Digital Quizzes – www.quia.com or Senteo Remotes<br />6) Use a 10 Font – this can use up to 14% less paper!<br />