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So what's the BIG DEAL about Lowering Scope 3 Emissions?

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April 18, 2023 at 8:00:00 AM PDT April 18, 2023 at 8:00:00 AM PDTth, April 18, 2023 at 8:00:00 AM PDT

#Scope3Emissions are a type of emissions that fall under the category of Environmental, Social and Governance #ESG initiatives. These emissions are associated with activities that occur outside an organization’s direct control, but still have an impact on the environment. Scope 3 emissions are divided into three broad areas: indirect energy use, purchased goods and services, and waste generated in operations.

Indirect energy use includes electricity used by suppliers or customers; purchased goods and services include products bought from suppliers; and waste generated in operations covers waste created during production or other processes. Companies need to be aware of their Scope 3 emissions as they can have a significant impact on their ESG performance. It is important for companies to understand their own contributions to these emissions so that they can take action to reduce them. 

The Easiest Way to Reduce Your Scope 3 Emissions

When you look at Scope 3 emissions, you must think in terms of your roles, both in supplying products to your customers and in being a customer to other suppliers. While there are fifteen categories comprising Scope 3 issues, one of the simplest to tackle is the one you encounter in daily business operations — your office supplies.

Purchased goods and services is the most prominent #upstreamcategory under Scope 3. And one of the easiest ways to reduce Scope 3 emissions is to switch out traditional printer cartridges for high quality #remanufactured ones. This will not only reduce your company’s carbon footprint, but also help you save money in the long run. 

For example, a single black remanufactured printer cartridge can provide the following environmental benefits: 

  • Lowers your carbon footprint by 53% 
  • Reduces your overall energy footprint by 59% 
  • Has 52% less impact on precious natural resources
  • Reduces the impact on human health by 66% 

And when you choose remanufactured cartridges from a reputable supplier, you are guaranteed that your cartridges will perform as well — or even better than — their OEM counterparts. To round out your Scope 3 initiatives, you can opt for eco-friendly paper products such as recycled paper or post-consumer waste paper, which will also help reduce these emissions significantly.  

QIS — Your Partner for High Quality Remanufactured Printer Cartridges

At Quality Imaging Solutions LLC, we have spent a lot of time researching ways to help our company — and our clients’ businesses — reach or even exceed their ESG goals. Because business is difficult enough in today’s volatile economy, we wanted to offer solutions that were not only easy to adopt, but also extremely cost-effective. That’s why we offer the highest quality remanufactured printer cartridges for a wide range of print devices, all guaranteed to give you the service and performance you need. Just contact us today to learn more!