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Many lawyers believe the nature of their profession necessitates the hoarding of paper--a lot of paper--a misconception that through time has made them the enemy of tree
It's not just internal documents that create paper waste. Outside counsel and vendor bills are a huge source of paper waste too.
According to Jeff Bolke, senior vice president of field operations for DataCert Inc., an e-billing software provider, his company's clientele average about 1,000 bills per month. However, this doesn't account for any discrepancies in the bill, which tacks on even more paper usage.