Reduction of 529 copies per mail out! 3.2% towards our goal.
Capilano's 'Print Smarter' awareness campaign included a review of paper-based communications to the University through internal mail-outs. We wanted to put a 'green' filter on our process; reduce the number of unread/unwanted notices (flyers, brochures, etc.) that ultimately end up in recycling, without impacting on communications.
In 2009, as project lead, Jane Callow, Support Services Supervisor, contacted each area/department and asked:
Jane's comments: " I think it was a huge success - and I received positive feedback!"
17 distributions x 200 copies = 3,400 sheets of paper
17 distributions x 80 copies = 1,360 sheets of paper
Total: 4,760 sheets of paper used
11 distributions x 200 copies = 2,200 sheets of paper
16 distributions x 80 copies = 1,280 sheets of paper
Total: 3,480 sheets of paper used
20 distributions x 783 copies = 15,660 sheets of paper
26 distributions x 254 copies = 6,604 sheets of paper
7 distributions x 80 copies = 560 sheets of paper
Total: 22,824 sheets of paper used
86 distributions x 783 copies = 67,338 sheets of paper
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