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Did you know?

  • 317 billion paper coupons are distributed every year in the US.1
  • Less than 1% of all printed coupons are actually used.2
  • All that wasted paper adds up to about 1.2 million trees per year!2,3

That's right, about 315 Billion coupons are printed, mailed, and thrown away every year. That adds up to over 1.2 Million trees!2,3 (That's a lot of trees!) This unnecessary use of natural resources is inexcusable.

By utilizing PhatDeals, we can reduce US carbon dioxide emissions by over 2.5 billion lbs.3,4 and save over 1.2 million trees every year! How? It's simple. Rather than directly mailing hundreds of billions of coupons, PhatDeals allows you to quickly and easily find the exact coupon you want. Then you print it out. The key is that

PhatDeals: CO2 Neutral

At PhatDeals, coupons are printed with the intent to use.

But, what about the carbon emissions from the site?!

Currently, PhatDeals.net is Carbon-Neutral, thanks to our hosting company, DreamHost. What's that mean? Well, the fossil fuels used to power our site are offset by both Renewable Energy Credits and Emission Reduction Credits.5 And, as we grow, 2% of our net profits will be devoted to restoring natural areas. We proudly strive to be the World's first Carbon-Negative coupon company!

But wait, there's more. PhatDeals.net enables you to stop using paper coupons altogether. "No way!", you say, "How can we completely eliminate wasted paper from printing coupons? That seems impossible." Impossible is nothing. When you Go Mobile with PhatDeals you'll eliminate paper altogether, bringing up local coupons of your choice on your cell phone. Just show the merchant your phone's screen and you're good to go.

Folks, if we work together we can kiss 315 billion wasted paper coupons per year goodbye, and say hello to cleaner air, cleaner water, and over 1.2 million carbon-munching trees each year. Please join us on our mission to create a more sustainable future.

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  1. CouponInfoNow.com - http://www.couponinfonow.com/coupons/coupon-fast-facts.cfm
  2. GreenPDF.com - http://www.greenpdf.com/graphics/TheGreenPDFRevolution.pdf
  3. (315 Billion coupons wasted per year) * (1 standard piece of paper per 3 coupons) * (1 ream of paper per 500 standard sheets of paper) * (1 tree per 173 reams of paper) = 1,213,723 trees wasted by coupons per year
  4. (315 billion coupons per year) * (1 page per 3 coupons) * (1 ream of paper per 500 pages) * (12 lbs CO2 per ream of paper) = 2.52 billion pounds of CO2 per year
  5. http://dreamhost.com/aboutus-green.html