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Saving the planet, 41 pounds at a time

Food, Love and Policy By Unknown #2 on August 21, 2009
Ever want to stop delivery of those weekend shopper advertising papers that land on your front step? Ever actually try to find the number or e-mail address you're supposed to use to request non-delivery? It's an exercise in futility, quite often. And then there's the rest of the junk mail that pours in. Every day.

According to the people at 41pounds.org, the average adult receives 41 pounds of junk mail a year, hence the group's moniker. So, to stay with a theme, they propose you give them 41 of your hard-earned dollars and in return, they will contact all of those pesky advertisers and get your name and address off their distribution lists.

It's possible that you'll save an extra 41 minutes a year that would have been spent sifting through all of those mailers. Ok, that may be taking it too far. Sign up, or read more about it here.


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