Data Point: 196,040


Tons of greenhouse gases that would not be injected into the atmosphere if an additional 2% of American households switched to electronic bills, statements and payments, according to the PayItGreen Alliance, a group of financial services firms. Such a move would also save 15 million pounds of paper and 181,128 trees annually.

 

Source: PayItGreen Alliance, www.payitgreen.org.

 

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