Sustainability in the library

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Sustainability in the library

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

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