What is the environmental cost of sending or receiving a single paper check? After all, it's just a slip of paper. How large a footprint can it really leave?
On the surface, paper billing doesn't seem so bad. But every paper-based transaction sets off a chain reaction of additional steps whose cumulative cost to the environment is much higher than you probably realize:
There’s no question many consumers appreciate the speed and convenience of ACH payments. Although recurring ACH payments are becoming increasingly popular in certain segments, the majority of shoppers still prefer one-time ACH payments.