The average American receives an absurd amount of junk mail every year, from credit card offers to coupons. This represents an enormous amount of garbage going into the landfill and an easy way to reduce waste.
For some simple steps to reduce your junk mail, read this article.
For bills, consider going paperless and only getting your receipts via email.
When you print something, there’s a 90% chance you only print on one side. Printing on both sides literally cuts your paper waste in half. When you consider how much of what you print gets thrown away, this seemingly small step can actually have a considerable impact. In fact, that’s how most of these steps work. Small effort, large impact.