Sustainability Solutions

Sharing the necessary tools to achieve the most environmentally-friendly office.

Today, sustainable business practices are more important than ever before. We've practiced green initiatives at Meridian for a long time. Now, we're sharing the necessary tools to achieve the most environmentally-friendly office.

Together with our partners, we've created a sustainability solutions package that marries green business practices with cost reduction, creating a turn-key green initiative and competitive differentiator for your business. Let us show you how to get there.

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Power Management Powered by ESP and Verdiem

Over $5 billion is wasted each year on inactive PCs and Macs alone, making energy consumption management a no-brainer. This proactive power management software for PCs, Macs, network and print devices reduces energy consumption by up to 60 percent and has helped save customers more than $250 million. 

Join more than 750 organizations who have reduced their carbon footprint by increasing energy efficiency for more than 2.5 million devices.

 
Download Free Whitepaper  “PC Power Management: Maximizing  Energy Savings with Microsoft Windows” 

Toner Recycling Powered by MSE

Recycle ink cartridges, laser toner cartridges, and fusers. By collecting these cartridges and supporting remanufactured products, you prevent non-renewable resources from ending up in landfills. If a cartridge cannot be reused, it is recycled into other products. Our recycling partner, MSE, provides the most efficient recycling program on the market.

Secure Shredding Powered by Secor Group

Dispose of old or unneeded documents in a secure and environmentally-responsible way. These managed document destruction services are tailored to meet both regulatory requirements for a wide variety of industries, as well as the individual needs of each client. We will place locked bins at your office or facility. Bins will be retrieved by our certified partner on a regular schedule, or as required. All material is shredded off site with certification and chain of custody documentation.

Green Initiative Media Kit

Promote your leadership in sustainable business practices to your clients, prospects and community with this turn-key green initiative media kit. The media kit includes content templates for a press release, social media, and other digital and print corporate communications channels.

Download this free study: Enterprise Power Management Tools: Greening IT from the Top Down

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Download the Free 10 Hidden IT Risks eBook

Gain insight into the true status of your IT system. Downloading the eBook is the first step in managing and taking control of your IT environment.

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White Paper: Building Your Technology Road Map

Learn about the four key factors in creating a unified workforce computing strategy.

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Going OVER THE EDGE to Support Habitat for Humanity of Northern VA

On Saturday, May 19, as part of a partnership between Meridian's Community Outreach Committee and Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia, Meridian VP of Sales Chris Lucci will participate in a high-adrenaline rappel down the 15-story Hilton Global Headquarters building to actively support Habitat NOVA’s mission. Help us send Chris OVER THE EDGE here!

This is NOT your Typical Fundraiser! Habitat's 2018 Over the Edge event is one of the most highly anticipated and exciting fundraisers in Northern Virginia. This unique experience will only be matched by the participants' deep pride in supporting Habitat NOVA’s mission — building lives and homes for local families. 

With 80+ elite thrill-seekers – or “Edgers” – enrolled, the OVER THE EDGE event supports Habitat NOVA's program outreach including the 100 Families Served Campaign – a major milestone: 100 families served since the organization's inception in 1992.

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia (Habitat NOVA) is a vanguard affordable homeownership advocate, known for ensuring strong and stable local communities and families. The affiliate has a stellar 28+ year reputation of fostering strength, stability, and self-reliance for local families wanting to invest in themselves and their communities through affordable homeownership.

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Meridian in the Community: Cornerstones After School Snack Packs Program 2018

Today, Meridian's Community Outreach Committee gathered together with other employee volunteers to contribute to the Cornerstones After School Snack Pack program — assembling 118 snack bags for donation, which the Meridian delivery team will drop off next week.

The After School Snack Pack program entails preparing after-school snack bags for children served by Cornerstones programs

The Reston, VA based non-profit has been a Meridian Community Outreach partner for a number of years and primarily works in local apartment communities to connect residents to local services and often has children drop in after school for programs and help with their homework.

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The Benefits of In-House Production Printing vs Outsourced Printing

Modern print technology has made it possible to produce large volumes of high-quality printed material right in the office. Depending on the size of your office, and your organization’s needs, print solutions are available in-house that in the past were only found at professional print facilities. In fact, print technology is so good now, particularly the multifunction printer (MFP), that many commercial print shops use the same machines found in many offices.

So, aside from the availability of professional equipment, why are many businesses now considering bringing production printing capabilities in-house?

Read on to learn more about the factors involved when considering in-house production printing vs. outsourced commercial printing, including:

  • Cost savings
  • Security
  • Control
  • Convenience and timing
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