If you’re going to kill some trees, at least conserve ink

All my documents and PDFs will use Century Gothic from now on. Because it saves ink/toner. A university actually researched the question: “which font is most efficient for printing purposes,” and is saving money by making Century Gothic it’s default in its email system rather than Arial. This font, they say, uses 30% less ink.

I never really thought about the environmental impact of font choice before.

More info here.

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  1. Forget the environment, I’m thinking about saving my wallet! Looks like yet another reason to old school with Century Gothic!

  2. Well, there’s always ecofontz. I’m not sure, but it seems like they had a free version, or maybe there’s a clone out there. I put it up here for you to check out. It’s holey.

    • Thanks! I’ll check it out!


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