19 Dec '11, 1am

Avoid tons of wasted paper.

Published in ST Online Forum, 19 December 2011 EACH day, I receive several items of mail in my letter box. After a few days, the mail for a household becomes quite a large bundle. Many are marketing fliers, unwanted magazines and other junk mail. Legitimate business mail is mixed with the junk mail and could be overlooked. It would be more convenient and efficient if more businesses sent their regular clients statements and other materials in soft copy through e-mail, rather than physical mail. They will save on printing and mailing costs and provide more convenient service to their customers. The option to receive the mail in soft or hard copy can be left to each individual customer. Perhaps the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore could set up a portal for the people to indicate their preference. They can log into this portal to give their name, identity card deta...

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