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Making mail green: An inside look into Earth Class Mail’s process

Making mail green: An inside look into Earth Class Mail’s process

More than 129 billion pieces of mail were delivered in 2021. Once opened and read, it ends up in the trash–the average household throws out 13,000 separate pieces of mail each year.  This hurts our environment.

In 2021, we made mail greener, easier, and more organized

In 2021, we made mail greener, easier, and more organized

Earth Class Mail receives mail for thousands of customers. These individuals and businesses would be dealing with piles of paper mail had their virtual mailbox not been there to make life a little easier for them this year.

By Sara Yonker

December 27, 2021

Keeping your mail forever with cloud storage

Keeping your mail forever with cloud storage

When you have a virtual mailbox with Earth Class Mail, you can find your digitized mail documents in Earth Class Mail’s user dashboard and in the cloud storage system within your account.

By Joanna Heep

September 13, 2021

The life of your mail with Earth Class Mail

The life of your mail with Earth Class Mail

At Earth Class Mail, we keep our customers' mail secure and safely shredded and recycled. We know what happens to your mail every step of the way, so we can be confident that your mail doesn’t end up as waste.

By Joanna Heep

August 24, 2021

More ways to go paperless you haven’t thought of

More ways to go paperless you haven’t thought of

We’ve shared ways to make your company paperless, but how can you eliminate using so much paper at home?

By Joanna Heep

August 23, 2021

It took 5 easy steps to make my mail paperless

It took 5 easy steps to make my mail paperless

A few weeks ago, I joined Earth Class Mail in July - both as a new customer AND as a new employee. After making the transition to a virtual mailbox,  I wanted to share my experience on how I set up my account. 

By Tere Kovacs

July 19, 2021

Ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Ways to reduce your carbon footprint

You can’t eliminate your carbon usage completely  — every person and business uses some type of energy that affects the environment.  So how exactly do companies, governments, and organizations become carbon neutral?

By Earth Class Mail

April 30, 2021

Get rid of junk mail while helping the environment

Get rid of junk mail while helping the environment

Junk mail is more than annoying, it hurts the environment. Learn how you can make sure all your mail is recycled without ever having to deal with it.

By Sara Yonker

April 28, 2021

5 Simple Steps to Help Achieve a Paperless Company

5 Simple Steps to Help Achieve a Paperless Company

In 2009, a Xerox study showed that American businesses spend $460 billion in salaries just to manage paper-driven information overload. That's right, billions, and for every dollar spent on printing documents, companies incur another

By Jake Norrie

November 10, 2020

Four Questions for Improving Your Paper Efficiency

Four Questions for Improving Your Paper Efficiency

All businesses are challenged with managing huge influxes of paper bound information, the majority of which is inbound mail. In response, businesses of all sizes increasingly use technology and outsourcing to modernize and improve the efficiency of managin

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