1 Print only what is required. Consider limiting the number of pages and pages you print. Don’t print anything if you don’t want to.
2… Use draft or economy print mode if desired. This setting is most commonly found in the printer’s settings menu. It uses less ink, saving you money.
3… Use the sleep mode setting if you are unable to sleep. Most printers have a sleep mode feature that will put the printer into a low-power state when it is not being used. This will save you a substantial amount of money.
4 p. Make sure your scanner drivers are up-to-date. Older printer drivers can be inefficient and demand more energy than they should.
5 p.m. When the printer is not being used, disconnect it. This is the easiest and most cost-effective way to save electricity.
6: a. Consider purchasing a laser printer if possible. Laser printers consume less energy than inkjet printers.
7… Invest in an Energy Star certified printer. These printers are engineered to be more energy efficient.
8 p. Replace your printer’s power cord if required. Old cords can be inefficient and consume more energy than they should.
9 – 9 – For best results, use a power strip with an on/off switch. When the printer is not in use, you can easily turn it off.
10)…. 10………………………………………… Buy a printer with an automatic shut-off function. After a set period of time, the printer will be disabled.