Do you want to reduce waste, save resources, conserve energy, and reduce stress?
- Get off of junk mail lists once and for all. The easiest way to do this is though Catalog Choice.
- Visit reduce.org for a comprehensive list of ways to get off of mailing lists.
- Opt out of phone books you don’t need.
- Opt out of prescreened credit card offers for five years by calling 1-888-567-8688.
Did you know the numbers that unwanted mail produces in the United States?
Shipped: 5.56 million tons
Recycled: 1.23 million tons (22 percent)
Garbage: 4.33 million tons
Nearly 32 pounds of paper and plastic going into the garbage for every woman, man and child in America. source: Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: 1999 Facts and Figures, U.S. EPA (2001)