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Junk Mail, Phone Books, & Envelopes

Junk Mail, Phone Books, & Envelopes
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Recycle

Instructions

You can recycle almost everything that goes in your mailbox, such as glossy paper and window envelopes. The only things that can’t be recycled are padded envelopes which sandwich plastics and other padding materials in between their paper layers.

Alternatives

For unwanted magazines or advertisements, call or email companies directly to request to be removed from their marketing list. You can also opt out with CatalogChoice.org or DMAChoice.TheDMA.org

Facts

Each year ~100 million trees are cut down to produce junk mail. The average adult receives 41 pounds of junk mail each year.

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Related Items

Wire (bare, not plastic coated, not insulated)
Plastic Containers
Packing Paper & Craft Paper
Rigid Plastic Containers (Clamshells)
Newspaper & Magazines
Glass Bottles
Cardboard Tubes
Cereal Boxes
Books
Paper Bags

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