Deleting your emails frequently
Sound crazy? Hear us out.
Many of us receive a significant number of non-job related emails every week: advertising, subscriptions to various shops and services, newsletters, spam of unknown origin, reminders, security alerts, etc. While connecting this fact to sustainability may seem vague, up to 10 grams of CO2 can be produced per year for each email you store in your mailbox, according to the French startup Cleanfox. Comprehending how many you may have received and saved so far in 2020, you can imagine how even emails could potentially be increasing your real carbon footprint.
Manual deletion may seem long-winded, but there are now applications, such as the aforementioned Cleanfox, that delete those unnecessary emails and automatically will remove your subscription to newsletters you do not read and wish to avoid. It is that easy to improve your productivity, free up space in your email inbox and be that little more sustainable.
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