12 Jul '11, 7pm

Manilla: An Easy Way To Eliminate Unwanted Paper Mail

Manilla: An Easy Way To Eliminate Unwanted Paper Mail

Shocking Fact: 42 percent of all timber harvested in the United States becomes pulpwood for paper. This means more than 100 million trees are destroyed each year just to produce junk mail. Even more shocking? The average adult receives 41 pounds of junk mail each year and 44 percent goes right into the trash can without ever being opened. Lots of banks, credit card companies, and utilities offer customers the option to receive electronic statements and correspondence instead of paper mail (although when I was with a commercial bank, they still sent offers for other stuff through the mail). Even if you’ve switched over to e-bills, you still have to log in to each of these accounts separately to check balances, update your address, or make a payment. If you’re frustrated with this tedium and long for a better way to manage your finances without eliminating a forest, your wis...

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