8/27/2016 Create a Paperless Office Paper Reduction Go Paperless 1/10 page sections "The typical office worker uses about 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year – enough to cover a three by sixfoot desk more than 360 times. People rely heavily on paper to perform everyday duties, despite the high costs Create a Paperless Office: Reduce Paper Use and Increase Productivity We finally have the technology to create a paperless office ‐ at this point it's a matter of embracing the new technology and providing training and encouragement for new business practices. This will save money and time, improve the security of documents and increase customer satisfaction. Planning for Paper Reduction Create a Paperless Team: Create a cross‐department team focused specifically on reducing paper use throughout the organization. Get upper management support. Enlist volunteers in each area to help implement the new practices, encourage employee participation and report feedback. Identify Benefits: Identify specific benefits ﴾also see StopWaste and reduce.org ﴿ to your company of reducing paper use ﴾i.e., reduced paper, waste and shipping costs; reduced storage needs; Planning for Paper Reduction Go Paperless Solutions
8/27/2016 Create a Paperless Office Paper Reduction Go Paperless 2/10 associated with lost documents, risk of document obsolescence and labor inefficiency. Paper is becoming a bottleneck for business processes and its excessive usage is also becoming a clear impediment for organizations that are embracing greener IT." ( IBM ) greener image; increased employee and customer satisfaction; increased productivity; etc.﴿. Learn about success stories at other businesses: East Bay Regional Park District Peerless Coffee & Tea Cosand Center Overture IBM's Client Success Stories ForestEthics Green Grades Additional case studies Gather Baseline Information: Document how much paper is used annually for all purposes ﴾i.e., copiers and printers, kitchens, bathrooms, shipping documents and containers, publications, pre‐printed forms, advertising, annual report, etc.﴿. Document all costs associated with paper use and document the environmentally‐friendly qualities of current paper purchased. Set Goals: Set clear, measurable, incremental goals over a specific timeline for each major type of paper use ‐ include cost reduction goals. Setting a long‐term visionary goal of zeroing paper use while maximizing benefits could result in some significant shifts in practices ﴾i.e., always start with the question of your team and employees "how do we eliminate this paper use in a way that maximizes benefit ﴾i.e., saves money, improves productivity, increases customer satisfaction, etc.﴿?"﴿. The
8/27/2016 Create a Paperless Office Paper Reduction Go Paperless 3/10 solutions now exist for a paperless office ‐ it's just our mindsets that need to change.
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