WHAT CAN YOU DO TO REDUCE YOUR OWN IMPACT?
1. Every person receives average 41 lb of junk mail every year. When you refuse to receive it, you send a clear message to direct marketers: I want more eco-friendly ways to market. When enough many people do it, they will get the message.
Of course, there are the three R's - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
Save Million Trees has helped thousands of people Reduce their impact on the environment.
We want to help you, too. It needs to be easy for everyone to reduce the amount of direct marketing materials we receive.
Why does this work so well to conserve our forests?
2. When you refuse junk mail, the companies cannot send it to you any more. This saves you time, it saves our tax dollars when there is less junk mail to be sorted, transported, and recycled. Everyone benefits. Especially our nature.
3. When enough many people do it, it results in much less junk mail being produced. It results in much less forests being cut for junk mail production. It saves our forests and water, and also reduces air pollution.
JUNK MAIL DESTROYS OUR FORESTS
In 2005, over 12 billion pounds of junk mail was produced.
More than 100 million trees were cut for junk mail industry.
JUNK MAIL INDUSTRY CAUSES HABITAT LOSS
Habitat loss is the single biggest contributor in the
disappearance of endangered species.