24 May '11, 7pm

How I Created a (Nearly) Paperless Office #green #ecofriendly

How I Created a (Nearly) Paperless Office #green #ecofriendly

I’ve found that nothing weighs more than paper — at least when you are tired and at the end of your day, and the boss wants you to recycle that double stack of reports or used white paper. Why create all of that in the first place? If you go as paperless as you can, there are savings to the environment, your bank account, and your time. I found that the biggest obstacle to going paperless was my thinking. It was all about changing my habits, particularly with regards to how I used my computer. Realizing that I could often find a file on the computer quicker than one in my filing cabinet had a profound effect. Here is what I did. My External Hard Drive Is My Best Friend I always take my spare hard drive with me, and this also helps me when I’m working from home. I’d rather use my back to practice my golf swing — not cart heavy boxes of files and papers from the office to ho...

Full article: http://blog.sustainablog.org/how-i-created-a-nearly-paper...

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