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Step One

Understand the origin of the system.
Any number of otherwise harmless actions will cause piles of junk mail to be sent to your door. For example, if you've ever...

  • ordered anything from a catalog
  • subscribed to a magazine or newspaper
  • listed your telephone number
  • filed a change of address form
  • filled out a warranty card
...you've no doubt been put on a mailing list. In many cases, there's not much you can do about it. But knowing where you're vulnerable will reduce the problem before you have a paper mountain in your home.

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