Refuse Your Mail

Is it Junk Mail?

One of the challenges of just refusing junk mail is that you need to determine whether it’s junk before opening it. While sometimes it’s quite clear from looking at the outside of an envelope that the mailpiece is certainly something that you don’t want, other times companies try to trick you into opening something since they think it’s more likely that you’ll buy from them that way. So it can be tough just from looking at an envelope to know whether something is junk mail or whether it’s something actually important and just from a person or company you haven’t heard of or don’t remember. Here are some tips I’ve discovered work for me.