Another day, another mailbox full of junk mail, pre-screened credit card offers and catalogs. If you're like us, you're gonna toss all that unwanted junk mail right into the recycling bin—unopened—but with just a little bit of effort, there are easy ways to stop junk mail and save paper!
Read on for tips on getting rid of unwanted junk mail:
If you're overwhelmed with offers for credit cards that just go right into the shredder, visit optoutprescreen.com and enter your information to prevent banks from selling your address and barraging you with junk mail.
Browsing through catalogs can be a blast (especially if you're planning next season's dream wardrobe!), but face it, they're all just gonna end up in your recycling pile when you end up buying your stuff online. Plus, what's up with all those catalogs from stores you've never shopped at ... or never heard of?! Check out CatalogChoice.org to manage your catalog subscriptions. It lets you get the ones you want and block the ones you don't. And, for 20 bucks, you can even prevent your information from ever being sold again.
- For all that other unwanted mail, check out Direct Marketers' Association, which will help you cut down on all the other types of snail mail junk you receive.
Before you know it, you'll have drastically less junk mail, which will help you save paper, energy and recycling effort. And your mail carrier will thank you, too!