Archive for December, 2009

Re-chargeable Batteries -The facts (and savings)

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Re-chargeable Batteries v Disposable Batteries

Batteries, we can’t live without them, be it to power the clock on the wall, the TV remote, the smoke alarm, or the children’s games console controller.

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Laminators

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Laminators

What is ‘laminating’? Dictionary definitions suggest that lamination is a process of placing something between layers of plastic and glueing them with heat and/or pressure, usually with an adhesive. Sounds straightforward enough but there are principally three types of lamination in the office environment, these being: Continue reading “Laminators” »

Fountain Pens

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

What exactly is a fountain pen? The dictionaries and encyclopaedias will state that a fountain pen is a pen with a nib which is fed ink from an internal reservoir. The ink being drawn through a feed to the nib by a combination of capillary action and gravity. Continue reading “Fountain Pens” »

Green Office – How Green is your Office?

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

How ‘Green’ is your Office ??

The environment is big news at the moment and we are all encouraged to do our ‘bit’ to limit the impact on the earth resources and climate. We all like to think we consciously do the right thing, be it, recycling our bottles or using energy efficient light bulbs, but are we doing as much in the office environment as we do in our homes ?? Continue reading “Green Office – How Green is your Office?” »