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Old 01-02-2018, 12:14 PM
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Default How To Get Rid of Junk Mail?

I suspect there are many of you out there who HATE the massive amount of junk mail received in your mail box as much as I do. Anyone know the best way to end this madness! I just moved, so I figured now might be a good time to try and prevent the onslaught of BS mail I'm surely to start receiving.
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Old 01-02-2018, 02:44 PM
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Here are a couple of sites with information on junk mail - and may the Force be with you, cause that’s about the only thing that might really work.

http://www.seattle.gov/util/Environm...Mail/index.htm

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/article...alls-and-email
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I get very little junk mail, maybe one every couple of weeks. I am not sure whether these three actions actually help at all but here they are: 1) I do not download mail to our laptops. I leave them on the Comcast server and read, file or delete them there. 2) I do not maintain a contact list in Comcast's mail program 3) I use three different e-mail addresses and I select which one to use depending on the site or individual asking for it.
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Maybe I am lucky but if you are talking about junk email, I have found that Yahoo has a great filter. I get less than 10 junk emails a week.

I would like to stop the unwanted solicitations/coupons that show up in my USPS mailbox! I simply drop them directly in the garbage can without even bringing them in the house.
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I never ever had junk mail, and I am winning millions every day!!
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Glenn, I believe you are referring to physical mail, is that correct?
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I suspect there are many of you out there who HATE the massive amount of junk mail received in your mail box as much as I do. Anyone know the best way to end this madness! I just moved, so I figured now might be a good time to try and prevent the onslaught of BS mail I'm surely to start receiving.
Junk physical mail -- I opted out via the 3 major credit bureaus -- yes, they are the ones you opt out of in receiving CC, mortgage and other BS mail -- of course, they can't stop the fast food restaurant ads, DirecTV & mattress ads, and legal envelope of garage door, window and business flyers which come weekly.

It's place to start though.

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Glenn, I believe you are referring to physical mail, is that correct?


That’s what I thought as well. The sources I referenced are related to physical mail.
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All of my physical mail goes to a Post Office box. When I pick up the mail, I sort the junk mail straight into the recycling bin at the Post Office.
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Thanks for all of your recommendations! Yes, I was referring to physical mail (but good advice on junk email too). Besides being a PITA getting all of the junk physical mail, it's just such a waste. I don't look at any of it... it goes straight in the garbage.
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