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Tips and Products to Support a Green Production from Marathon Services

By: Danna Griego | October 12, 2011

A sponsor and vendor of Produced by 2010, Marathon Services has been (and continues to be) a company that contributes to the reduction of waste products while saving natural resources. We do this by providing remanufactured copiers/printers, recycling parts and supplies, and disposing of "end of life" products to e-waste companies.

Recycling Toner and Printer Cartridges
Each year, millions of empty toner and inkjet cartridges are thrown into the trash, ending up in our planet's landfills or incinerators. Recycling these empty cartridges is easy and environmentally beneficial. Most cartridges can be recycled up to six times - they are refurbished, refilled and then resold. Recycled cartridges produce the same quality and output as new cartridges. Marathon Services is working with its suppliers to ensure the empty cartridges are reused and/or disposed of properly.

If you cannot dispose of your empty toner cartridges through your local waste removal or plastics recycling program, Marathon Services offers its customers an alternative. Simply ship them to our warehouse where we will in turn send them to our supplier.

The toner bottles will be recycled through an incineration process that contributes to
generating clean, renewable electric energy that may be sold to the local electric utility
company. This process ensures that the plastic will not end up in a landfill.

New Copiers with Printing and Scanning
Are you looking for a copier/printer that can help you:
•Turn your production green?
•Reduce paper consumption?
•Reduce operating costs?
•Improve communications?
Look no further!! Marathon Services has upgraded its copier inventory with the latest Energy Star products.

Earning the ENERGY STAR Rating•Konica Minolta ENERGY STAR printers & imaging equipment deliver the same performance as less efficient, conventional equipment and are at least 30% more efficient.
•ENERGY STAR copiers not only use less energy, but also power down when not in use.
•ENERGY STAR MFPs (Multi-Functional Printer) and other qualified machines print double-sided pages, reducing both copying and paper costs. So, whether your production needs a high speed production copier, a writer's copier, or an Art Department color unit, Marathon Services can help!

(And of course with all of Marathon's rentals - TONER IS INCLUDED)

Tips on going green while using your copier
Power down: Copiers consume the most energy of all types of office equipment and use power even when sitting idle. Turn copiers and printers off at night and on the weekends.
Print duplex: Electricity is not only used to create documents, but also for the production of the paper on which it is printed. Set your printer and copier to automatically default to making two-sided copies.
Re-use: Reduce paper usage by printing on the back side of used paper. Many schools set a paper box beside the copier for discarded copies so the the next person can use the back side of the paper.
Preview before you print: Cases of paper end up in the dumpster due to documents not printing as the user expected. Use your "print preview" to reduce the number of unwanted prints.
Sleep to save: Copiers and printers are on all day but only used for a small part of the day. Use the "stand-by" and "sleep" modes available on the device.
Strategic placement: Place printers and MFPs (multi-function printers) strategically around the office so several people or groups can use the same printer.

New 30PPM Ad Trailer Copier
Efficiency and reliability combine with a large number of standard functions to make this MFP perfect for AD trailers. The device prints and copies at a fast 30 pages per minute, while the standard duplex functionality reduces your paper consumption. In addition, the advanced color scanning function allows documents to be shared directly to coworkers.

Product Specifications•Functions: Print / Copy / Color Scan
•Speed: 30 Pages Per Minute
•Max Monthly Duty Cycle: 20,000
•Resolution: 1200 x 1200 dpi

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Save up to 25%
Marathon Services is giving "first time" customers a savings of 25% on your next copier/printer rental (repeat customers will receive 10%)!!
Use Promo Code 4848 when ordering your rental machine.

Offer Expires: 3/31/2012

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