Each year on April 22, the world celebrates and recognizes the importance of our home – planet Earth –with organized efforts and acts to educate citizens across the world on how we can do our part to take care of our environment. By banking with us, you can do your part by signing up for e-statements (electronic bank statements) to reduce the amount of paper you use and the amount of paper that ends up in landfills.
By enrolling in e-statements, you can not only reduce your paper trail and carbon footprint, but also:
It’s a convenient, secure and eco-friendly way of banking. Get started in 4 easy steps:
2) Select Online Statements in the primary navigation menu of Online Banking
3) Select Sign Up/Changes
4) Finally, select the account(s) you wish to receive online statements for and Save your changes
Other ways you can Go Green with BankSouth?
It’s that easy! How does going paperless help our environment? According to the Paper Recycling Coalition, when paper is not recycled, 80% of it ends up in landfills. The decomposition of paper in landfills produces methane, a greenhouse gas with 21 times the heat-trapping power of carbon dioxide. In addition, by cutting down trees to produce paper, we remove a natural process to absorb carbon from the air and reduce the impact of industrial carbon dioxide emissions. You can do your part to help reduce these impacts to Earth starting with one small act – go paperless! Happy Earth Day!
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