Carbon Footprint of US Junk Mail Equivalent to 480,000 Cars

25 May

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Stop your junkmail, save the planet

Stop your junkmail, save the planet

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Direct marketing really has got out of control.  

The average person in the US receives nearly 11 pieces of junk mail each week, or 560 pieces a year. This amounts to 4.5 million tons of junk mail yearly, of which 44% goes straight to the landfill unopened and unread.

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