U. S. Postal Service

U. S. Postal Service

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In 2006, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) discarded about 317, 000 tons of undeliverable-as-addressed advertising mail. Such mail can be disposed of using incineration, landfills or through other methods. USPS recently committed to minimizing the agencyAis impact on every aspect of the environment. Recycling undeliverable advertising mail can help USPS achieve this commitment, while generating revenue and reducing its costs and financial pressures. This report addresses: (1) recent mail-related recycling accomplishments undertaken by USPS, the mailing industry, and others; and (2) additional recycling opportunities that USPS could choose to engage in, or influence mailers to undertake. Includes recommendations. Illustrations.41 Pounds charges $41 for its services and, according to its Web site, donates one-third of this fee to community and ... one company registered its entire mailing list with DMAa#39;s Mail Preference Service, with the objective of ensuring that itsanbsp;...

Title:U. S. Postal Service
Author:Katherine A. Siggerud
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2008-11


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