Reducing Paper Consumption at St. Mary's College of Maryland


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St. Mary's College of Maryland. Environmental Studies Program

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In attempts to decrease resource consumption at St. Mary's College, I am trying to lessen paper usage on campus. In order to accomplish this I will be encouraging students and professors alike to use Blackboard in order to reduce printing assignments. I will also be placing signs around computers and printers encouraging students to reduce the margins on the pages they print and reminding them to print correctly the first time. Lastly, a group of students from this class will be providing a procurement plan to administration which will include purchasing double sided printers and more environmentally friendly paper.