Brandeis partners with Ricoh to provide campus with all-in-one machines that handle printing, copying, faxing, and scanning.
These multifunction machines enable members of the Brandeis community to:
- Release a print job to any copier on campus by swiping a Brandeis ID Card or by entering a username and password
- Print from a cellphone or mobile device
- Fax from any copier
- Print confidentially and securely from shared copiers
- Utilize new technology and best practice in print management
- Reduce wasted paper
The new machines are part of a larger program that will help Brandeis reduce print waste and our associated carbon footprint. Currently, the university uses approximately 100,000 pounds of paper every year, creating a carbon footprint of more than 150 metric tons of CO2-equivalent, the same as burning 17,000 gallons of gasoline.
The new program will help reduce paper usage an estimated 30% by increasing duplex printing and reducing abandoned print jobs.
Installation of new devices around campus has been completed.