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Bianca Beck

Reduce the Impact Paper, Printing and Wastage Has on the Environment

By Efficient, Green Office, Innovation, Print Environment, Reduce Printing, Sustainability, Sustainability Consulting

The children of today will be the architects and thought leaders of tomorrow, therefore it is imperative for us, as their mentors and teachers, to set the example of being more environmentally conscious and responsible. We need to practice what we preach by implementing an environmentally conscious and friendly zone. Schools allow children to share life experiences and lessons while learning the values they will carry with them for a lifetime.


The Cost of Printing on the Environment

By Eco-Friendly, Efficient, Green Office, Office Printing, Print Environment, Printing Costs, Reduce Printing, Sustainability, Sustainability Consulting

Written by Bianca Beck in collaboration with Sarah Fernandes (Sustainability Officer at Green Office)

Our everyday printing activities, whether personal or business related, have a significant impact on the environment, which is not usually considered as we mindlessly click the “print” command.  The consumables required for printing i.e. paper and printer cartridges, and the manufacturing and disposal thereof, are responsible for irreparable damage to the natural environment.

Green Office Paper Consumption

imagesSouth Africa has officially made the top 20 of the world’s worst plastic polluters – we are ranked at number 11, worse than India, and the entire United States.

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Insourcing vs. Outsourcing your IT

By Cyber Security, Efficient, Green Office, Innovation, ITC, Office Solutions

An interview was done with James Elstob of MDM Technologies

Benefits for small companies versus large companies.
“Outsourcing” and “Insourcing” are methods of dividing up work amongst different departments or companies for strategic reasons. Insourcing is typically done solely from within a company’s own operational infrastructure, while outsourcing uses companies that are not affiliated with the company itself to perform a task.

Business Process Management in your IT Departments insourcing vs Outsourcing

There are cost and resource differences between outsourcing and insourcing, all of which influence a company’s management decisions.

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Digitising the Classroom – What to consider and how to implement

By Cyber Security, Digitalisation, Efficient, Green Office, Innovation, Print Environment, Printing Industry, Reduce Printing

Education has finally taken the long overdue leap into the digital sector and is quickly changing.

Digital technology is impacting:

  1. What students are learning
  2. How they are learning
  3. Where they are learning
  4. When they are learning
  5. Why they are learning
  6. Who is teaching them


In today’s fast-paced, tech driven society, students are looking at getting their information on their tech devices as quickly and conveniently as possible, and schools have now adopted the means of supplying students with the access and tools to get their study material/projects and homework anywhere at any time.

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