Here are some guilty facts for you all!!
*Each year, 100 million trees are used to produce junk mail
*250,000 homes could be heated with one day's supply of junk mail
*Americans receive 4 million tons of junk mail every year - equivalent of deforesting the entire Rocky Mountain National Park every four months
*Americans pay $370 million annually to dispose of junk mail that doesn’t get reycled
*Americans throw away 44% of bulk mail unopened, yet still spend 8 months per lifetime opening junk mail
*The book 50 Simple Things You Can Do To Save The Earth listed stopping unwanted junk mail as its number 2 recommendation.
*out of 5.6 million tons of mailings generated each year, 4.3 million are thrown in the garbage; 340,000 garbage trucks are needed to haul away all the junk mail that doesn't quite make it to the recycling bin.