Petition for Law to Stop Unwanted Junk Mail | Green Education Network

Jul 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Recycling

Petition for Law to Stop Unwanted Junk Mail | Green Education Network: “Stop Unwanted Junk Mail and the Trashing of Trees, Mailboxes, Landfills and Taxes!”

FACT: most household waste is the bulk 3rd class paper mail known as junk mail. FACT: 40% of all waste in U.S. landfills is paper waste. FACT: The United States Postal Service delivers over 50 lbs of junk mail including newsprint shoppers to the average household every year, most of it unwanted by the recipient. FACT: Mailers pay a small fraction of the rate per piece you pay to mail a letter.

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