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How to help ECC Library "go green".

How to help ECC Library "go green".

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  • 1. Sustainability in the Library How to help ECC Library “Go Green”
  • 2. Biggest ECC Library Environmental Concern Paper waste and ink cartridge consumptionin student computer labs
  • 3. Did you know? ECC Library studentcomputer labs consume approximately11 ink printer cartridges a month.
  • 4. Did you know? 11 ink printer cartridges =110,000 standard print jobs per month (and a lot of excess packaging materials!)
  • 5. Did you know? ECC Library student computer labs consumeapproximately 16 boxes of paper a month.
  • 6. Did you know? 16 boxes of paper =80,000 pieces of computer paper per month
  • 7. How You Can Help First, ask yourself: Do I really need to print or photocopythat document or article?
  • 8. How You Can Help Instead of printing, canyou email the document or article to yourself?
  • 9. How You Can Help Instead of printing, canyou save the document or article to your D2L locker or flash drive to look at later?
  • 10. How You Can HelpInstead of printing, can you read it on your smartphone or mobile device?
  • 11. How You Can Help Instead of printing orphotocopying, can you take notes on a scrap piece of paper?
  • 12. How You Can HelpIf you do need to print, ask yourself:Do I really need to print the entire document?
  • 13. How You Can Help Instead of printing theentire article, try printingjust a segment or just the pages you need.
  • 14. How You Can Help When printing aPowerPoint, print just slidesyou need and put multiple slides on a page.
  • 15. How You Can HelpIf you need to take notes, use recycled scratch paper instead of new sheets of paper.
  • 16. How You Can HelpWhen you are done withyour printed papers, be sure to recycle.
  • 17. If You Need Help… You can always ask one of our friendly Lab Aides.They can show you how to be more green @ your Library.
  • 18. Educate YourselfTake advantage of greatresources for more ideas on how to be green.
  • 19. Educate YourselfAsk a librarian for help finding more great green resources.
  • 20. Thanks forHelping theLibrary Go Green!