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Junk mail delivered by Royal Mail


Al94
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Royal mail is now focussing on junk mail delivery to improve income.

http://tinyurl.com/bmfqz2f

Yesterday I received no addressed mail but eight pieces of unaddressed junk mail including local takeaway menus, Specsavers, jewellery catalogue etc etc.

As stated in the article linked to, the volume has increased dramatically of late and it is theoretically possible to de register here http://tinyurl.com/79q9n4c

Perhaps if we all did as I did yesterday and deposit all the junk mail in the nearest post box rather than my recycling box they might get the message!

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Al94

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Not possible Bing.alau

If it's an assortment of take away menus, catalogues etc the easy way is back in the post box.

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morddwyd

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"the easy way is back in the post box"

.Surely if it is addressed to you it will simply be re-delivered, and if it is not (e.g. Occupier) Royal Mail will junk it, costing us, the people that use RM, money

Is it not better to put in in the recycling bin, Thereby reducing the levy your council has to pay on landfill (the levy is worked out as a ratio of landfill to recycling) and ultimately benefiting you, either by more money for services or reduced council tax?

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oresome

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Unsolicited mail shots work, or the advertisers wouldn't do it.

Live and let live. The practise keeps an entire industry in business. If there is nothing that captures your interest, put them in the recycling bin. It's not difficult is it?

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interzone55

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The only people who have a legitimate right to complain about his new policy are the postmen, who's bags will be getting heavier.

For householders, simply pop the junk in your recycling bin and be thankful that the junk mail is doing two things, preventing yet more stamp price rises, and keeping the Royal Mail afloat.

You can bet your bottom dollar that if the Royal Mail is privatised anyone living more than 1 mile from the delivery office will have to collect their own mail, or pay a fee to have it delivered.

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