Here's a neat idea. Eco Font is a family of fonts that you can install on your PC. Although they look perfectly normal, each letter contains dozens of tiny holes in the character. So where you'd expect to find a solid black line, it actually contains loads of white (or not-as-black) dots too.
Even looking closely at the output from your printer, you'd be hard pressed to notice anything different. Except that, according to the company behind the fonts, those holes in each character mean that you can save on ink costs.
Although the complete set of fonts (see www.ecofont.com) costs around $20 for each PC, one of the fonts is available for free. It's a nice looking sans-serif font (rather like the one you're reading now). If you switch to printing your letters and other documents in this font, instead of whatever you use as your default setting in your word processor, it could actually save you money.
You'll find the download at http://www.ecofont.com/en/products/green/font/download-the-ink-saving-fo... and it's completely free. Just right-click it and choose the Install option, once it's downloaded, and Windows should install it for you. It will then be available in all your applications, and should work just fine with your printer.
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