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How to save 280,451 trees with one PaperCut feature

What if I were to tell you that one PaperCut feature alone saved literally billions of pages from being printed?

Well good, because that’s what I’m here to tell you. I’ll also tell you why and how.

But first, a little about this quiet achieving feature.

Tech geeks, trains, and activists

In November 2019, one of our resident IT geeks, Alec Clews, was invited to speak at the Write the Docs conference in Sydney, Australia.

Business as usual.

But this time, there was a twist. Alec had a particular request.

Embracing the 50th Earth Day as a turning point

What a world we find ourselves in for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

One good thing out of this lockdown is the good it’s doing the Earth. Less pollution, lower oil consumption, clearer skies.

But that doesn’t mean the fight is over.

Office wars: paperless vs lesspaper

Science fiction has made a lot of promises that reality has only half fulfilled.

Flying cars, AI capable of interstellar travel, hoverboards.

Perhaps the lowest bar to clear was the “paperless office”.

Yet it’s now 2020 and we’re still printing.

PaperCut, dating apps, and 5 ways to cut waste in your printing

Dating app Hinge proudly claims to be the one app “designed to be deleted.” Swipe, find love, never use again.

Funnily enough, PaperCut is a little like the Hinge of printing – a tool designed to reduce the very thing it relies on: paper use.

Discover 5 swipe-worthy ways to print sustainably with PaperCut.

PaperCut sustainability year in review

The PaperCut Portland Green team had a big year reaching Silver Certification status!

One of our goals this year was to check out and attend an event hosted by the Corporate Sustainability Collaborative. I finally made that happen last week!

7 (almost) effortless ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Global warming is happening: temperatures worldwide have increased since the 19th century, causing changes in weather, sea levels, ecology and more.

The good news is with just a little bit of effort, you can reduce your carbon footprint.

Guest author Morgen Henderson explains how.

Sustainability at Work, the PaperCut way

After successfully introducing composting into PaperCut’s Portland office, Julie Gefroh decided to take the company’s sustainability efforts to the next level.

Fortunately, sustainability at work is something the City of Portland is very, VERY passionate about.

Getting PaperCut ‘n’ crafty with our paper recycling

Once upon a time, a recycling bin sat in the corner, gorging itself on unwanted printouts. After the installation of PaperCut MF, it was used sparingly. A very good thing.

I thought I’d give these scraps a second chance at life in the following daggy but practical uses for reusing paper in the office.

Does PaperCut really have a positive effect on the environment?

A support ticket came through today. Nothing unusual about that – we often hear from customers looking to solve their unique problems. This one was different, though. It got me thinking about PaperCut’s impact on the environment.

I wanted to explain to him some of what we, as a company, mean when we talk about the environment. I thought I’d share my reply.

Creating a sustainable and greener workplace

PaperCut cares about the environment. You’ve probably figured it out with all the trees dotted around the website. The thing is, it’s more than just a gimmick or something we ‘should’ do. We really do care.

If you’re keen to change the way things are done in your office, we’ve put together a handy wee guide.

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