Security at the Office: 8 Ways to Ensure Sensitive Information Doesn’t Leave the Workplace

For businesses, keeping things like passwords, personal information, financial records, etc. safe is a top concern. In addition to keeping this sensitive information safe from outsiders, it is also important to take steps to ensure that employees aren’t accidentally (or intentionally) sharing it with others. Regardless of what industry you are in, you undoubtedly have information that you do not want to leave your office. Here are a few tips for keeping sensitive information safe. Continue reading “Security at the Office: 8 Ways to Ensure Sensitive Information Doesn’t Leave the Workplace”

Office Managers Share Their 7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Printer

Whether you have a top-of-the-line laser printer or a basic inkjet model, there are several things you can do to maximize its performance. Even if you are currently satisfied with how well your printer is working, there is probably some room for improvement. We talked to a few office managers to get their advice for getting the most out of your printer. With these tips and tricks, you can have even your most basic printer performing at its peak. Continue reading “Office Managers Share Their 7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Printer”

A Guide on Where to Print When You’re On the Go

When you are away from the office and you need to print something, it can be a stressful experience. Whether you need to print out and sign an important contract while you are on vacation, you want to print out photos while out to dinner with friends, or you have any other reason to need to print something when you are nowhere near your printer or your office, you have options. Continue reading “A Guide on Where to Print When You’re On the Go”

7 Ways to Reuse and Recycle Printer Paper

You probably already know that there are a lot of great programs that allow you to recycle printer toner and printer ink cartridges, but what about printer paper? If your office has a recycling program, loose sheets of paper can just be tossed in the bin. It can be a bit tricky, though, if your office uses colored paper. White paper is easy to recycle, but brightly colored pages can ruin entire batches during the recycling process. Continue reading “7 Ways to Reuse and Recycle Printer Paper”

10 Ways to Avoid & Remove Printer Ink Spills & Stains

Printers are office essentials that are convenient for a wide variety of uses. From printing school reports and copying family photos to generating shipping labels, packing slips, and expense reports, they are used for a vast range of personal and professional projects. Just about everyone has one sitting on their desk at home and has access to others at work or at school. They come in a never-ending array of styles to meet any need imaginable. Continue reading “10 Ways to Avoid & Remove Printer Ink Spills & Stains”

Ink Cartridge Basics: Handling Tips, Expiration Dates & More

If you have a printer, you need to know a bit about ink cartridges. Also referred to as inkjet cartridges, ink cartridges are the replaceable printer components that are responsible for depositing ink onto paper during the printing process. Each cartridge contains one or more ink reservoirs, as well as electronic contacts that communicate with your printer. Continue reading “Ink Cartridge Basics: Handling Tips, Expiration Dates & More”

Laser Printer Ink: Common Troubleshooting Tips and Operating Advice

When speed and efficiency matter, printing with a laser printer is your best bet. Laser printers are commonly used in commercial and industrial settings because they are fast, have a low cost per page and provide consistent results. That doesn’t mean they are without their problems, though. Laser printer ink, more commonly known as toner, is completely different from inkjet ink, and it doesn’t always work like users expect. Continue reading “Laser Printer Ink: Common Troubleshooting Tips and Operating Advice”

What is a Drum Cartridge?

Printers are very complex, yet common, pieces of technology. We have a fairly sound understanding of how to use the different aspects of printers, including their inkjet cartridges and wireless capabilities. However, important parts of a printer, like the drum cartridge, are often not recognized. Drum cartridges are an integral part of laser printers, but not everyone knows what they look like or what they do.

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Tips on Recycling Your Ink Cartridges

laser printer toner recycling bagRecycling is a very important duty we all have to help our planet remain as healthy as possible. Now more than ever, consumers are looking to their favorite brands and companies to adopt greener practices and leave less of a footprint on this precious Earth. When it comes to recycling your ink cartridges, it is very important that you do so in a way that assures they’re going to be handled and disposed of properly. Continue reading “Tips on Recycling Your Ink Cartridges”