Want another reason to go paperless? How about this interesting stat from an Investopedia article on outrageously overpriced products over at Yahoo Finance:
Over the life of your printer, you’ll probably pay more than 500% of the total price of the printer itself on ink refill cartridges. At $30, a 42ml cartridge of black printer ink comes out to 71 cents per ml. On the other hand, the Red Cross charges $200 for 500 ml of blood, which comes out to about 40 cents per ml.
Sure puts things in perspective, doesn’t it? Want tips on cutting your printer ink consumption and keeping your carbon footprint in check? Then I recommend Trenton DuVal’s great post at WebWorkerDaily, “7 Green Tips for the Paperless Professional.” Go save a tree, and a fair amount of money, today!
Hat tip to @Cliff_Forster.
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