We suggest saving up a batch of catalogs and junk mail and entering them online all at one time. What if a chef with a logistics degree imagines a no waste restaurant? But being beaten over the head with catalogs isn't just a fact of life we have to accept.
How It Works
DMA members send out about 80 percent of all advertising mail — catalogs, sweepstakes, and credit-card solicitations. Until now, this was an all-or-nothing proposition; if you chose to opt out, your name would be removed from all DMA member mailing lists. The service is free and it lets you select which catalogs you want to drop. There are about 1, of them in the database. Pat Kachura, senior vice president of corporate responsibility at the Direct Marketing Association, tells me the change was based on feedback.
To use the site, you need to verify your identity by submitting your credit card number. Since the service is free, you will not be charged. DMA says it will not keep your personal information or use it for marketing purposes. Still, having to give my credit card to cancel a catalog bothers me. I'd like to see them drop that request. Another option A new Web site, catalogchoice. Already, more than half a million people have become members. Laura Hickey of the National Wildlife Federation thinks the site will be good for the environment and business.
Can't get enough TreeHugger? Sign up now and have it sent straight to your inbox. Daily and Weekly newsletters available. Email Address Email is required. Via the web site, you can select the catalogs you no longer wish to receive.
The Goose is a roomy tiny house that fits up to three beds. Time for another look at Insulated Concrete Forms? Make sure your request includes your home telephone number, name, Social Security number, and date of birth. The federal government's National Do Not Call Registry is a free, easy way to reduce the telemarketing calls you get at home. To register your phone number or to get information about the registry, visit www.
You will get fewer telemarketing calls within 31 days of registering your number. Telephone numbers on the registry will only be removed when they are disconnected and reassigned, or when you choose to remove a number from the registry.
Registering online is the fastest way to see results. DMAchoice offers consumers a simple, step-by-step process that enables them to decide what mail they do and do not want. If you do not wish to complete your registration online, you can register for DMAchoice by using the mail-in form that is online: The Drivers Privacy Protection Act allows states to distribute personal information only to law enforcement officials, courts, government agencies, private investigators, insurance underwriters, and similar businesses — but not for direct marketing and other uses.
Here are two simple ways to remove yourself from the mailing lists
Gather the unwanted catalogs and other junk mail that clutter your home or office. Search for the sender, and submit the opt—out request. We'll take it from there, acting on your behalf to complete your opt-outs while protecting your consumer rights. Catalog Choice is a nonprofit organization that is run by grants and donations. Get started: Visit bestkapper.tk to register. We suggest saving up a batch of catalogs and junk mail and. Looking for an easy way to put a stop to those unwanted catalogs that fill up your mailbox? Catalog Choice is a free service that allows you to opt-out of catalogs easily. Via the web site, you.