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how to stop junk mail and save trees — and your sanity

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how to stop junk mail and save trees — and your sanity

many people love to hate junk mail —and they have lots of different ways of quantifying their disgust. the sightline institute says each american receives an average of 41 pounds of junk mail per year. new york university says 5.6 million tons of junk mail end up in american landfills every year. ecocycle.org says we may spend as much as eight months of our life sorting junk mail. treehugger.com claims junk mail’s annual carbon contribution is equal to that of seven u.s. states combined. of course, these stats all come from people who would like to see less junk mail sent and tossed.so what do junk mail advocates say? well, first of all, they don’t call it junk mail. they call it direct mail or marketing mail. the data and marketing association says american businesses sent 149 billi...