ForestEthics released a report today highlighting the dramatic impact of junk mail on climate change. According to the report, junk mail produces emmissions equivalent to that of nine million cars, or seven combined US states annually.
"This report confirms what Americans instinctively know: the scale of junk mail’s waste goes against all common sense," says Todd Paglia, Executive Director of ForestEthics. "And the junk mail industry is incapable of policing itself on this matter- we need a Do Not Mail Registry to give Americans a choice, and to enforce that choice."
The report is part of the groups campaign for a Do Not Mail Registry that would give Americans the ability to opt out of receiving unsolicited junk mail.
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