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📬11.6 billion pounds of junk mail is delivered yearly across the USA. 
98% of it ends up in our landfills. 
Over 320 million taxpayer dollars are spent annually to dispose of junk mail. 
Here is what we can do to reduce our junk mail:
🍃Sign up for online billing, marketing, and online catalogs.

Below is a list of organizations that help you to cut and eliminate junk mail from your door and postal box.

A quick way is also to send a clear message is:
🍃Return junk mail unopened to the sender by writing, ”Refused. Return to sender” on the envelope. The post office will return it to the sender!
💚Our post box and our environment will thank you! 📸 @londonispink​​

Here is what to do:

🍃1. catalogchoice.org  Start reducing your junk mail today for free. Catalog Choice’s mission is to stop junk mail for good. Catalog Choice is a non-profit organization unaffiliated with the mail marketing industry. It is an environmental organization that allows you to cancel a catalog and other types of paper mail delivery. It is free and will help preserve natural resources while reducing junk mail.

🍃2. dmachoice.org   helps to take your name off of prospective lists from catalogs, magazines, credit offers, and others. Their opt-out service is $2 for 10 years.  It is a very small fee and it will remove your name from mailing lists, for 10 years. Also, you will be able to manage your mail by selecting catalogs, the magazine offers: such as subscription offers, newsletters, periodicals, and other promotional mailings.

Other mail offers: donation requests, retail promotions, cable, and phone offers bank offers mail addresses to the current resident

credit offer: manage pre-screen credit offers. I did it! It works.

🍃3. save.com  It can take up to six weeks for the mailings to stop as their advertising programs are prepared several weeks in advance.

🍃4. optoutprescreen.com  to stop Credit Card promotional mailings. You can choose either a five-year removal or permanent removal. It is free.

🍃5. yellowpagesoptout.com to remove the yellow page for free.

🍃6. valpak.com to remove your address from the Valpak blue envelope mailing list. It is free.

🍃7. valassis.com  to be removed from direct marketers Valassis. It is free.

🍃8paperkarma.com   It has a fee. Opt-out from thousands of Verified Mailers.

🍃9. donotcall.gov to reduce your spam phone calls. However, this only stops legal telemarketing. You may still get plenty of illegal calls. There are many phone apps for Android and Apple iOS to screen shady phone calls and block and report them (e.g., Truecaller or Hiya).

🍃10. If you received mail fraud, you can reach the uspis.gov/

📬 This should definitely reduce your junk mail and save tons of paper waste. 

🍃Return junk mail unopened to the sender by writing, ”Refused. Return to sender” on the envelope. The post office will return it to the sender!
💚Our post box and our environment will thank you!