What is Your Business's

Financial Paper Footprint?

Calculate how much you can reduce the environmental impact of your business by switching customers to electronic billing, statements and payments!

Just enter the amount of paper bills, statements and payments your business processes each month, and the percentage of customers you plan to convert to electronic transactions to see the difference you can make::

How many paper bills do you mail to customers each month? Financial Paper Footprint Calculator for Businesses
How many paper statements do you mail to customers each month?
How many paper payments do you receive from customers each month?
What percentage of customers do you plan to convert to electronic bills, statements and payments?

Your Environmental Impact

The total environmental impact of producing and shipping your paper bills, statements, and payments each year is:

Paper
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Pounds of paper consumed
Trees
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Pounds of wood consumed
Greenhouse Gases
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Pounds of greenhouse gases produced
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Tons of greenhouse gases produced
This amount of Greenhouse Gas
is the equivalent of:
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Miles driven in your car
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Gallons of gasoline consumed
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Trees planted (and grown for 10 years)
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Acres of deforestation
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Square feet of deforestation
Water
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Gallons of wastewater prevented from discharging into lakes, streams and rivers
0
Olympic size swimming pools filled with wastewater
Solid Waste
0
Household garbage bags filled by waste from paper production
0
Dump trucks filled by waste from paper production
Gasoline
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Gallons of gas consumed by mailing bills, statements, and payments

Resources Conserved

Your planned reduction in paper bills, statements, and payments will conserve the following resources in 1 year:

Paper
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Pounds of paper saved
Trees
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Pounds of wood saved
Greenhouse Gases
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Pounds of CO2 equivalents prevented
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Tons of CO2 equivalents prevented
This amount of Greenhouse Gas
is the equivalent of:
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Miles not driven in your car
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Gallons of gasoline not consumed
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Trees planted (and grown for 10 years)
0
Acres of forest preserved from deforestation
0
Square feet of forest preserved from deforestation
Water
0
Gallons of wastewater prevented from discharging into lakes, streams and rivers
0
Olympic size swimming pools of wastewater
Solid Waste
0
Household garbage bags filled by waste from paper production
0
Dump trucks filled by waste from paper production
Gasoline
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Gallons of gas saved by switching to electronic Direct Deposit

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PayItGreen offers a variety of tools and resources that help your business to convert customers to paperless transactions ? an initiative that has both environmental benefits and a positive impact to your bottom line. Every day, the financial industry uses tons of paper, squandering resources and creating a on the environment, not to mention company budgets. PayItGreen would like to thank the many businesses and organizations that have supported our efforts.

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Every action you take has an equal reaction, especially when we're talking about the environment. How does a small step like using less paper help the environment? For starters, it not only preserves forestland, but it reduces greenhouse gas emissions and consumption of resources from the manufacture, transportation and disposal of all those little slips of paper.

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