DISH Invites Customers to Ditch the Paper, Plant a Tree
DISH teams up with American Forests to plant a tree for every current
customer who switches to paperless billing in April
In celebration of Earth Month, DISH engages customers in its efforts
to reduce paper consumption and minimize waste
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
DISH announced today it will plant a tree for current customers who
switch to paperless billing in the month of April as part of the
company's celebration of Earth Month. DISH's eBill option allows
customers to receive their bill online rather than in the mail. Trees
will be planted by American
Forests, the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization in
"We look forward to working with DISH and its customers to plant
thousands of trees together this year," said Lea Sloan, VP of
Communications at American Forests. "This initiative helps minimize
waste, and contributes to the restoration and preservation of forestland
in the United States."
Through this campaign, DISH and its customers will help American Forests
toward its goal of planting 2.5 million trees in 2016. In the coming
months, hundreds of volunteers will take part in planting a variety of
native species to restore forest ecosystems.
"This initiative is a win for customers, DISH and the environment.
Customers benefit from enhanced data privacy and a simplified billing
experience, DISH reduces its paper use and billing costs, and trees are
planted to help preserve important forest areas in the United States,"
said Erik Carlson, President and COO of DISH. "This is a wonderful
opportunity to engage DISH customers in our sustainability efforts and
make a positive impact on the environment."
The Earth Month campaign is part of the company's corporate citizenship
program, DISH Cares. DISH customers interested in signing up for eBill
this month can do so by visiting mydish.com/mypreferences.
About DISH Cares
DISH Cares, the corporate citizenship program of DISH Network, is
designed to serve the communities where DISH operates. Launched in 2014,
DISH Cares aims to promote community development through employee
engagement and protect the environment through sustainable business
DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), through its subsidiaries, provides
approximately 13.897 million pay-TV subscribers, as of Dec. 31, 2015,
with the highest-quality programming and technology with the most
choices at the best value. DISH offers a high definition line-up with
more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels and
award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation is a
Fortune 250 company. Visit www.dish.com.
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Katie Emick, 303-723-1838
Source: DISH Network
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