13 Tech Tools for a Paper-Free Life

13 Tech Tools for a Paper-Free Life

I was recently working on a real estate development project, and the mountain of paperwork that was produced and wasted was heartbreaking. Every time the plans changed, an oversized set of prints was made — a copy for the owner, the builder, the engineer, and one for the town building department.

We’re talking about 60 sheets of paper that might have garnered four minutes of attention, and were then discarded. This doesn’t take into account the invoices, delivery slips, contracts, faxes, etc.

The point is that using paper is inefficient, it’s bad for the environment and it locks us down, preventing mobility. Let’s get rid of it, shall we?

The following services, apps and gadgets aim to completely eliminate the need for paper in your life.

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