Tips to Reduce Paper Stacks in Your Home


Even though I do most of my banking and bill paying online, there are still papers...everywhere! To combat this ever-growing paper trail,, an online bill management system, has created The Paper Diet, a collection of tips, resources and tools to help consumers get paper thin. Here are some of their top ways to lose the paper clutter in your life.

Tip #1:
When signing a document, instead of printing, scanning or faxing, try, a simple, fast, and free way to sign electronically.

Tip #2:
Lose the weight of paper bills and statements. Manilla retrieves, files, and archives your bills/statements for free.

Tip #3:
What about paper that contains sensitive personal information? In order to shed it, you have to shred it. Try the Init Crosscut Shredder.

Tip #4:
Goodbye sticky notes. Use Evernote to take notes to the next level '?? snap photos, clip websites, or type notes '?? it'??s accessible from any device.

Tip #5:
Sort your physical mail before entering your front door and don'??t bring in any paper you don'??t need.

Tip #6:
If you get too many catalogs or other unwanted mail, opt out using

Tip #7:
Ditch Hallmark and try Paperless Post for affordable, classy eCards.

Tip #8:
Never deal with pesky paper receipts again. sorts and organizes your paper and online receipts, and creates expense reports.

Tip #9:
Weigh yourself! Measure the eco savings of your paper diet with the Paper Calculator from the Environmental Paper Network.

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