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What’s the Impact of Paying Bills Online? : TreeHugger has a great article
that shows exactly how much energy you can save and how it will affect
your local environment. Gone are the days when we can say, “ Oh,
my little contribution doesn’t matter in the overview of environmental
change. Each of us has an impact and we can each change our world
one bill-day at a time.
I went to the Payitgreen.org site and used their green calculator to
see how much I am saving by going online to pay my bills.
In one year, I will save 7# of paper, 65 gallons of water, 3.3 gallons
of gasoline, and 146# of greenhouse gases. WOW!! This amount of
greenhouse gases is equivalent to 144 miles not driven in my car, 2 trees
planted( and grown for 10 years), & 20 square feet of forest preserved
I had no idea my little effort would make such a dent in our environment.
I’ve paid most of my bills online for quite a while. Won’t you join the
online gang and make your effort at greening our environment a little
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