Office ProductsSignificant opportunities exist for cost savings and improved environmental performance by purchasing remanufactured toner cartridges, greener office paper and office products, and reusing office supplies and furniture.
Remanufactured Toner CartridgesBuying remanufactured toner cartridges is an easy way to save on printing costs while substantially reducing the environmental impact of printing. "Remans" are a good choice as they:
Learn more from Ecology's Remanufactured Toner Cartridge fact sheet.
Office PaperMany organizations have offset the higher cost of 100 percent recycled content paper through paper reduction campaigns. Cost saving strategies include:
There are no performance differences between recycled content and virgin paper.
Learn more from Ecology's Office Paper fact sheet.
Re-used Office Products and FurnitureMany agencies save money and avoid costs by building a robust reuse program and buying surplus.
To learn more and find surplus programs, read Ecology's fact sheet on Re-used Office Supplies & Furniture
Office SuppliesWhen your agency does purchase new office supplies such as binders, pens and batteries, the greener options often save money since they:
Remanufactured toner cartridges, 100 percent recycled content paper and greener office supplies are available from state contract 04411 and from many office supply vendors.
For Buy Green technical assistance, contact:
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