An organization called 41 Pounds promises to raise awareness of the environmental damage by "unwanted and wasteful solicitations".

An organization called 41 Pounds promises to raise awareness of the environmental damage by “unwanted and wasteful solicitations”. According to the site, each year 4 million tons of junk mail are produced per year in the US, 100 million trees destroyed and “$320 million of local taxes are used to dispose of this unsolicited mail”. The site offers to “contact 20-30 direct mailers on your behalf to stop the majority of bulk mail that comes to your home every day.”

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