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OK, so I have this problem caused by a credit card issuer. Like most organizations, I have made establishing blame the highest priority.

We must do that before finding any potential solution(s).

Problem: I have a very seldom used credit card. Almost every month, the bank sends me a statement for $0.00. It even lists all my purchases for that month (a grid with no rows other than the heading). The fact they are spending money paying for printing and mailing is not my concern so much as the fact that I have to dispose of the paper statement containing my account number.

So, who is to blame? The developers who ignored the account balance of zero and printed it anyway? Or the PTB that fear retribution if they don't tell the account holder that they owe nothing? They never asked me if I wanted such a statement. The requirements/specifications statement? Don't be silly, who ever heard of such a thing?

Now, before you tell me that e statements don't cost anything, herself is not into e thingies and understands that we are not really killing trees because crazy wood trees that are raised for making paper are a crop. When I check out, she will need paper so I keep it going.

BTW: If you have never been in a paper mill (I have, many times), they smell really, really bad and pollute stuff, thus a staunch contributor to our every day society. Maybe an argument I should use to get them to stop sending me zero dollar statements. Zero dollars converts to zero euro's and zero quid for you right ponders.

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