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E-Mail vs Post :The Enviornmental Impact of your Communications

- EMAIL vs POST - THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS SCROLL TO VIEW THE NUMBERS 4G 29G THE APPROXIMATE THE APPROXIMATE CO2 EMITTED FROM CO2 EMITTED FROM A POSTED LETTER AN EMAIL 19G 784 CALORIES THE APPROXIMATE CO2 EMITTED FROM AN EMAIL WITH A IMB BURNED APPROXIMATELY BY THE AVERAGE MAIL ATTACHMENT CARRIER WHO WALKS 8 MILES EVERY DAY 3.9B 87% UNIQUE EMAIL OF POSTAL ITEMS ARE ACCOUNTS REGISTERED BUSINESS MAIL, WHILST BY THE END OF 2013 13% ARE SOCIAL MAIL EMAIL LETTER The sender hand-writes the The sender opens their email client and types their message. letter on a piece of paper. [email protected] The recipient's email address is entered into the email client along with a subject line. The letter is placed within an envelope and the postal address is written on the front. A stamp is placed on corner of the envelope and it's ready to dispatch. POST The sender delivers the letter to a local post office or post box. The sender presses send and the email client connects to the SMTP server, passing over the details of the message. The SMTP server communicates with the DNS to get the IP address of the recipient's domain. MMAIL The letter is collected from the post box by a mail carrier and delivers it to the local mail centre. The letter is sorted at the mail The sender's SMTP server connects with the recipients SMTP server and passes the message across. centre and the recipient's address is processed through an integrated mail processor (IMP) P.O.BOX The letter is then filed into The recipient's POP3 server downloads the contents of the message to their local machine. a city-specific pigeon-hole which is then picked up by a delivery truck and transported to a local post office. MAIL BOX The recipient opens The mail carrier then their email message within their email client. hand-delivers the letter from the local post office through to the recipient's address. ec62Greetings Data Sources: pdf paf Report 2010-11.paf, uk/learning-portal/carbon-footprint-emails miles does a mailman walk a day?#slide-3 y gecozgreetings 8 +Eco2greetings feco2 Greetings

E-Mail vs Post :The Enviornmental Impact of your Communications

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At eCO2 Greetings we have been proud to stress that sending corporate ecards with ourselves is much greener than posting cards to your clients at Christmas time, not least because we plant 10 trees of...


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