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Paper receipts are uneconomical for retailers and not sustainable for our Planet.

As a business owner, there are many costs to think about each week. Some cannot be avoided, including wages and daily expenses that keep the stores running. These costs can be overlooked as a necessity when in reality, there are alternatives.

Holding onto receipts adds bulk to your wallet.

One such expense is paper receipts. By law every store requires a receipt to be provided to the consumer if requested, stores will print automatically even if the consumer does not wish to take one.

For the last few years, California has been taking action to reduce environmental wastes and seeking better alternatives. The state has limited the use of a plastic bag in 2016 and plastic straws recently.

Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a new law in 2019

In 2020, according to Assembly Bill 161, Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a new law prohibiting paper receipts. The legislature proposed business with over $1 million gross annual sales to stop issuing paper receipts, unless requested, to adopt a digital receipt system. If the law is successfully adopted, the social, environmental and health benefits will be remarkable.

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5 reasons why businesses should opt-in for 1receipt®.

For Businesses

Step 1: Register

Interested in 1receipt? Register through this link. The link will take you to a webpage where you will fill in your personal / business details. This information will remain completely confidential and cyber-secured. (No Credit Card Required)

Step 2: Subscription plans

Currently, we have a 30-day free trial available for all stores that sign up.

Once the 30 days trial is up, a member of our team will be in touch to discuss our subscription plans and to find the most suitable one for you and your store.

Don’t worry if you require more time to trial…

Canadian’s health organisations and environment union has been urging the country to stop utilizing thermal paper receipt as it has been coated with bisphenol-A (BPA), a toxic and disruptive chemical that causes serious harm to the human body.

During a joint statement on 20th August 2019, Environmental Defence Canada (EDC), Breast Cancer Action Quebec, Mind the Store, and the United Food and Commercial Workers Canada subjected paper receipt as a highly potential dangerous substance. The chemicals can be transferred through skin obstruction for a long period of time by holding and touching the receipt. BPA might not directly cause illness…

The California Government has recently considering to ban paper receipt to protect the state’s environment.

The California Government is considering to implement a new law to ban all stores and restaurants’ paper receipt. Part of the state’s legislation in contributing to deal with water pollution and environmental waste. Under Assembly Bill 161 by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), businesses can print paper receipt only when the customers specifically request one.

The United States produces 150 million kilograms of paper receipt waste every year. Photo by Bas Emmen on Unsplash

According to the Green America study, an environmental advocacy group demonstrated that 34 billion liters of water and 3 million trees were consumed to produce paper receipts in the United States every year. Thus, generating more than 150 million kilograms of waste. The California State…

Email Receipt, Capture Receipt & 1receipt®

Email Receipt

E-receipts are sent through emails after customers made a purchase decision. The simplest purpose of this digital receipt type is to store transaction record. Email receipts can easily be found for tax purposes, tracking and proof of expenses for the report. They also make customers feel secure that the transaction has completed properly with no faults.

E-receipt reduces expenses and environmental impact. Photo by Web Hosting on Unsplash

This type of digital receipt is often promoted as a paperless technique for the company to reduce expenses and protect the environment. Apple was one of the first organisation adopting E-receipts in 2005. …

Identity and cultural model for business to be sustainable

A growing number of companies consider sustainability as the necessary strategies to be competitive. “High sustainability” business adopted ethical environment and political policies have outperformed those underestimate the strategy with 4.2% higher in stock market performance (Eccles, Perkins & Serafeim, 2012). Thus, it is not surprising why businesses start to adopt environmental and social strategies to enhance financial performance.

Before executing and formulating sustainable strategies, businesses must ask themselves:

How will I establish sustainability into my business’s value and process?

What are the sustainability crucial elements I need to consider to stand out from the traditional business?

Eccles, Perkins &…

Attract thousands of eager new customers when you choose to go paperless with 1receipt®!

Our Purposes

1receipt® is a revolutionary platform that offers digital receipt and removes all paper receipts. The startup company is technology-based and currently operating in one branch in the Melbourne CBD. 1receipt’s practice provides a cost-efficient solution to paper receipts and an easy shopping experiences for customers. Its recognisable color is repeatedly used in its logo and website to refer to environment protection. Currently, 1receipt® focuses on delivering its product to Windows platform retailers.

Went to your usual retail store and the assistant happened to ask for your contact details. The next you know is a receipt email was sent to your email account. This growing trend has started to take over the old traditional paper receipt method. Though digital receipts benefit customers, yet retailers are the real winners.

First, let’s look at the current situation and what customers real desire. From an article written by Harris (2019), researchers found that 45% of the customers would like to…

Digital Receipt vs Paper Receipt

Paper receipts are produced from the printer as hard copies while digital receipts are issued to store in your digital devices. For face-to-face customers and online customers, digital receipts have outperformed traditional paper receipts in several ways. Have a look at this infographic.

Receipts impact queuing efficiency


1receipt® app is the smartest way to receive and manage all your shopping receipts via your phone paperlessly with capability of integrating loyalty cards.

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