365 Ways #337–End junk mail Posted on December 14, 2010, 0 Comments
#337--333,000 trees are cut down each year to make the approximately 41 pounds of junk mail the average adult receives annually. And you can stop 75% of it simply by registering your Mail Preference Service with the Direct Marketing Association (http://www.dmachoice.org). Websites such as http://mailstopper.tonic.com and http://www.41pounds.org can decrease the amount of junk mail even more. Their services aren't free. But in addition to reducing the amount of unsolicited mailings coming to your house every day, they'll plant some trees in your honor. Speaking of unsolicited, you can call Dial 1-888-5 OPT OUT to keep your personal information safe and stop all those damn credit card offers. Besides, you already know what's in your wallet. You don't need every identity thief knowing what's inside you wallet, too.