Department of the Interior

Ecofonts for reduction of the use of printer ink

One of the daily expenses for the government is the money spent on printing supplies, especially ink. The use of special printing fonts could save an estimated 25% on the use of ink for laser and inkjet printers. Through government-wide implementation of software (such as ecofont http://www.ecofont.com/en/products/green/printing/saving-printing-costs-and-eco-friendly/why-ecofont-saves-more-ink-than-century-gothic.html) the government could save money and become more environmetally conscious (i.e., green). The use of these special fonts would be useful for the printing of documents under review (where most people prefer still prefer hard copies) or those documents printed for filing.

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