Stop junk mail at its source
Save paper, reduce trash and conserve landfill space.

Junk mail is generated from mailing lists by companies that collect your information whenever you enter a contest, make a donation, buy something, order a product, or send in a subscription or warranty card. These mailing lists may in turn be sold or traded with other companies. Check out these statistics:

The average citizen
disposes over 2000 lbs
of trash per year.

  • 8 months is how much time Americans spend during their life opening junk mail.

  • 100 million trees are leveled each year to provide paper for junk mail.

  • 4.3 million tons out of 5.6 million tons of mailings generated each year are thrown in the trash.

  • 340,000 garbage trucks are needed to haul away all the junk mail that is not recycled.

  • Here are some steps to reduce junk mail.
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