Is your mailbox overflowing with catalogs, sales ads and prize offers which you never requested? Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful has provided some tips from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.
Remove yourself from most national mailing lists by contacting the Direct Marketing Association#s (DMA) Mail Preference Service at P.O. Box 9008, Farmingdale, NY 11735-9008. Companies that do not participate in the DMA program must be contacted directly.
To have your name removed from the major nationwide sweepstakes mailers, contact the following:
# Publishers Clearinghouse: 101 Channel Dr., Port Washington, NY 11050. (800) 645-9242.
# Readers Digest: Readers Digest Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570. (800) 234-9000.
# American Family Publishers: P.O. Box 6200, Tampa, FL 33662. (800) 237-2400.
When you buy a product, don#t fill out the product registration card.
For more information on reducing junk mail or for more information on Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful, call (770) 822-5187 or visit www.gwinnettcb.org .