Junk mail wastes trees, wastes the energy to make and print and ship and deliver and then wastes the energy to either cart to the dump (and fills up the landfill quicker) or it wastes the energy it takes to recycle the paper, then make it into new paper, then package it and and ship it.
Obviously the best thing is to stop the stuff in the first place. The first step is to REDUCE and then Reuse and then Recycle if something is used, but not even making it in the first place is the goal.
Doing these simple things at these sites listed below will dramatically reduce the waste left in your mailbox. You can also just call or email companies that send you stuff and tell them they are wasting their money as you never buy from unsolicited mail. Explain the waste. It can and does make a difference.
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