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By Gig Conaughton
San Diego County Communications Office 

Holidays are coming; use these tips to get rid of junk mail

 

Last updated 11/1/2019 at 1:14am

San Diego County Public Works say that the average American receives 40 pounds of catalogs and direct marketing mail a year, about 848 pieces of junk mail per person.

The holidays are coming, bringing friends, family – and unfortunately, more junk mail than residents can probably imagine.

Want to keep the friends and family but get rid of the junk mail? San Diego County's Department of Public Works has some tips to help out.

And these tips won't just slim down a mailbox and cut mail-sorting time. They can also help the environment by saving millions of trees that absorb millions of tons of greenhouse gas a year and by keeping paper that was not recycled from filling up local landfills.

County Public Works said that the average American receives 40 poun...



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