While cost cutting and productivity gains continue to be front of mind for customers, many businesses still feel a strong obligation towards their green commitments. But a common misconception still lingers among small and medium businesses that green printing practices are difficult, inconvenient and costly to implement.
It is important, however, that resellers highlight to their customers that contrary to this misconception, choosing the right equipment and implementing green printing practices will have a positive impact on a customer’s business, in terms of cost savings and productivity. Together with the recent introduction of the Emissions Trading Scheme and the resulting rise in power costs, there is a strong case for change.
Consolidate to conserve
A green IT strategy doesn’t have to be complex to help the environment or to save your customers money. It can be as easy as installing a multi-function printer (MFP). Based on the fact that an MFP combines the functions of up to six separate devices, a business can reap many green benefits by using one, as outlined here: