Office Document Strategies Blog

Wind Power May Have Value Without Subsidy | Microsoft Buy

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 16, 2016 @ 08:11 AM

Recent announcements about Microsoft contracting for massive amounts of wind generated power to run several of its data centres causes me to think that this kind of  renewable energy just may have a good life without massive government structured subsidies.  

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Topics: technology tools, Canadian Legislation, Environment, Canadian Pricing

Revised Environmental Fees | Ontario MFP Rate Drops

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 20, 2015 @ 07:05 AM

The electronic stewardship programs in effect in most Canadian provinces are reviewed each year and a new schedule of fees is established for consumer payment on the sale of goods.  The funds generated are supposed to cover the costs of collection, recycling and disposal of all electronic items covered by the system.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Environment, eWaste

Ontario Environmental Fee for MFP Increases Tenfold Jan 1 2013

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Dec 13, 2012 @ 09:12 AM

Happy New Year floor model MFP buyers in Ontario Canada.  You now get to spend ten times as much for the environmental fees (WEEE fees) for your new acquisition come Jan 1 2013.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, colour multifunction printer, Environment, eWaste

Environmentally Friendly Business Solutions In Burlington

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jun 21, 2012 @ 09:06 AM

When you buy business solutions for your business, looking for environmentally friendly choices is logical. SMBs in Burlington recognize this need more and more.  The amount of material that our resident eWaste partner, Niagara ewaste processes each day shows us that this is true.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, office document strategy, Environment, eWaste

8 Ways To Make Your Office Greener with Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, May 29, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Document, cost of printing, paper filing, Environment, Less paper office

Hard Drives for Lenovo & Car Parts For Honda Get Washed Out

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Nov 3, 2011 @ 02:11 AM

News stories have told us about the problems that are occuring with car parts due to the devastating floods in Thailand and other areas of South East Asia.  What is not as well known is that computer hard drives are also being affected by these events.

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Topics: Computer, Environment

6 Tools For More Environmentally Friendly Documents Printing

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 20, 2011 @ 09:04 AM

Most businesses are interested in reducing their documents printing and doing so in an environmentally friendly way.  There are tools available with multifunction printers and some network printers that can help in this effort.  Here are 6 tips for more Eco focused printing.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, software tools, Document, Printer, Colour printer, Copier, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, Environment

MFP Printers and Copiers Have An Environmental Impact.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jan 28, 2011 @ 16:01 PM

MFP printers and copiers and other print devices can be a major energy user in your office. 

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, Printer, Environment

Environmental Impact of Office Document Strategies

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 29, 2010 @ 14:09 PM

Most organizations have become much more "Green" in their thinking in the past few years.  Everyone is looking at ways to reduce their footprint and to build cost savings into their operations.

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Topics: BioPrint, document filing, MFP, toner, office document strategy, Environment

A Paperless Document Strategy Could Be Possible

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 @ 09:07 AM

I really never thought this could happen but courtesy of the author of the Death of the Copier Blog I am now not so sure.  He recently featured a presentation made to TED in September 2009 that kind of blew my mind.  Maybe a paperless document strategy is really possible.

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Topics: technology tools, Computer, software tools, Document, office document strategy, Environment