Optimal Outsource is pleased to announce the they have adopted sustainable mailing practices with reusable ecoEnvelopes for customer invoicing and direct mail needs. Optimal now mails over 1 million ecoEnvelopes to Homeowner Associations (HOA) residents nationwide.
ecoEnvelope™ allows customers to receive and remit payment using the same envelope – making bill payment easier, minimizing mail costs, reducing paper use, and lowering environmental impact. Eliminating return envelopes conserves 98% of the paper used in a two-envelope mailing and substantially reduces carbon emissions. According to Gale Ward, ecoEnvelopes’ President, “Optimal Outsource has been a leader in the HOA market and a great partner. Their innovative business practices set them apart in the market and their team is one of the best we have worked with over the years. We encourage HOAs across the country to reach out to the Optimal team to explore their customized HOA services.”
“Optimal Outsource has a long history of customer-centric innovation that streamlines operations, reduces costs and protect the environment”, commented Tom McMurray, CEO. Optimal Outsource first saw ecoEnvelopes at the USPS National Postal Forum and became interested in the concept as a way to benefit both customers and the environment. McMurray added, “ecoEnvelopes is one in a series of moves the company has made to maintain their leadership position in the industry to bring new concepts and products to their customers.” Optimal Outsource is currently the only Mail Service Provider servicing the HOA market to use ecoEnvelopes.
Did you know today is National Paper Airplane Day? Well, it is…..and we are celebrating!
Why are celebrating? Because we now offer envelopes that come from 100% reclaimed materials. These envelopes are made from a combination of agricultural waste (such as sugar cane residue or wheat straw) and recycled content. This means there are no new materials or trees used! Eliminating the use of valuable virgin materials is better for our environment. Using reclaimed materials as paper for envelopes might seem like a small step to help the environment, but it is something everyone can do. Through our combined efforts we can have a huge impact – saving the materials used in the more than 100 Billion envelopes mailed each year! Together, we can create a healthier planet.
So, take a moment and have some fun. Let’s step outside and play. Make a paper airplane! We have a template to make an airplane along with directions. Pull out a piece of paper from your recycling box and reuse it for a bit of fun. And, just like our RECOCHET line of 2-way envelopes, this paper airplane will come back to you when you fly it….so it won’t get away from you and you can use it over and over again!
If you want to learn more about our bioWise envelopes, click here.