Junk Mail

reduce.org Is unwanted mail a problem in the United States? Let’s do the math. Shipped: 5.2 million tons Recycled: 0.98 million tons (19%) Garbage: 4.2 million tons With 31 pounds of paper and plastic going into the garbage for every woman, man and child in America, that adds up to …

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Reduce Waste from Unwanted Junk Mail

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Modified and reprinted with author’s permission Save time and paper. Although much junk mail, including catalogs, windowed envelopes and advertisements, can be recycled, it is a worthwhile effort to reduce this waste stream at its source. Nearly 32 pounds of paper and plastic go into the …

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