Would you like to get less junk mail and get a fresh start on the New Year? According to the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC): “The average American receives 41 pounds of junk mail per year, of which 44% ends up in a landfill. There are environmental and monetary costs to create, transport, sort, process, manufacture and dispose of these materials.”
Take a look at this link on the SWANCC website. This will provide you with information on removing your name from many lists to eliminate junk mail from things like; charities and non-profit organizations, flyers and advertising supplements, and everyone’s favorite the pre-approved credit card offers, just to name a few. Give it a try and start reducing that paper from your mailbox.