After reading 'Switch to Century Gothic to save the planet', I did a few experiments to see how much more paper is likely to be consumed by text written in Century Gothic font than that written in Arial font.

Software: Microsoft Office Word 2003 Page size: Letter (8.5 × 11") Margins: 1" top and bottom, 1.25" left and right

Trial 1: Text generated using =rand() function of Microsoft Word and random keystrokes.

Arial 10 pt: 1000 pages Century Gothic 10 pt: 1097 pages

Trial 2: Text from RFC 2617 repeated many times.

Arial 10 pt: 1000 pages Century Gothic 10 pt: 1077 pages

Trial 3: Text from Csh Programming Considered Harmful repeated many times.

Arial 10 pt: 1000 pages Century Gothic 10 pt: 1078

Trial 4: Text from Solving the impossible puzzle repeated many times.

Arial 10 pt: 1000 pages Century Gothic 10 pt: 1103 pages

Trial 5: Text from The value of science repeated many times.

Arial 10 pt: 1000 pages Century Gothic 10 pt: 1077 pages

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