Ask Pablo: Paper or Plastic? Spending Cash vs Credit Cards

Credit-Cards.jpg Image credit: Andres Rueda, used under Creative Commons license. Dear Pablo: Is it more sustainable to use cash or credit cards to pay for transactions? The correlation between consumerism and environmental impact goes without saying but aside from the embodied impact of our purchases, what about the transaction itself? Each year vast quantities of paper money and coins are produced for use in commerce but increasi...Read the full story on TreeHugger