E-Receipts vs. Paper Receipts

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The process of making a transaction at a retail store and receiving a thermally printed receipt is so familiar that customers may think it is the only way to get a record of their purchase of products or services. But think about what happens to most of those receipts. They get crumpled up in pockets, lost on the dresser drawer or glove compartment, or thrown out. Some get kept for tax or … [Read more...]

Why Your Business Should Embrace the Cloud

Secure Cloud Computing

We’ve long hailed the benefits of going paperless as a way to decrease your company’s carbon footprint. In addition to using less paper (requiring less deforestation), it saves your company money. Obviously you won’t need to buy paper anymore. Beyond that expense you’ll also save money on not buying printers, copiers, fax machines (and fax lines) and a boatload of toner. You’ll have to pay for … [Read more...]

Online Banking: An Eco-Friendly Way to Manage Your Money

Money at hand

When looking for ways to make your office eco-friendly, consider looking at the way you do your banking. Online banking provides an eco-friendly way to get your financial business done. Here are several reasons why online banking is the eco-wave of the future. Smaller Carbon Footprint By banking online, you no longer have to drive to the branch, which reduces your carbon emissions. Online … [Read more...]

Even Processing Credit Cards Can Be Paperless

Credit Card

Accepting credit and debit cards is growing more and more important in today's business world. Fewer and fewer customers are carrying the cash in order to pay you. Not having a method to accept payments from these cards could cost you sales. However, you don't have to be drawn into a merchant account for credit card processing that uses paper receipts, a bulky device at the register and paper … [Read more...]

Credit cards going green

Visa Credit Card

With environmentally friendly products becoming more mainstream and readily available, credit card issuers have begun to roll out products, services, and rewards that have a focus on going green. Credit card companies and banks have long come under scrutiny for not doing enough to battle the effects on the climate.  With a large variety of credit card companies offering green-friendly services, … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Reduce Paper Waste and Save Money in Your Office

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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 70 million tons of paper and paperboard are used in the United States every year.How much is your office using?It’s estimated that the average office worker uses 10,000 sheets of paper per year. Multiply that number by the amount of workers you have and you’ll see why going paperless is not only environmentally responsible, but also fiscally … [Read more...]