Climate Crisis Solution #11: Bank Online
The cost in fuel and CO2 for one bill is tiny, but it adds up. By one estimate, if each US household viewed and paid its bills online, we would save more than 29 trillion BTUs of energy and reduce 1.7 billion pounds of waste a year.
You can arrange individual payments at the companies' websites, or centralize the process by setting up online banking at your financial institution. Your bank may charge you for the service, but most utilities do not.
Visit www.electronicpayments.org for more information.
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