Would you like a receipt for that, uh, cup ‘o joe?
Why? Just in case I need to return it in a couple of days? So someone doesn’t think my desperate urge for caffeine has put me in dine-and-dash mode? Quick! Call 911!
Do we really need paper receipts for everything? I just received a 7″ receipt for 2 items! And you can’t just say no to receipts–they print them out no matter what!
Receipt paper demands in the US are 640,000 tons per year. Production of these receipts consumes:
- 9,600,000 million trees. (more…)
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