Reducing junk mail gets clutter out of your mailbox, frees up your time, and helps protect the environment.
You can choose to call, write, or go online to the following companies and request your name be taken off their list.
1. Credit Card Offers
Opt-out so the credit bureaus cannot sell your personal information.
Electronic Opt-Out for Five Years:
888-567-8688 or www.optoutprescreen.com
You must agree to a payment amount and actually pay that amount for nine months in a row under the program. The amount is determined using an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) calculation. Only federal loans are eligible for this program.
The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. Most telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for 31 days. If they do, you can file a complaint at this Website. You can register your home and mobile phone for free.
National Do Not Call Registery
3. Direct Mail
The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) is the single largest provider of direct mail lists. DMA estimates that opting out of their mail preference service will stop 75% of all national mailings. Additional list compilation companies are shown below:
R.L. Polk – (810)728-7000
First Data Inf-Source Donnelley Marketing, Inc. – (888) 633-4402
Metromail Corp. – (800) 426-8901
Database America – (800) 223-7777
Publishers Clearinghouse – (800) 645-9242
American Family Sweepstakes – (800) 237-2400
5. Shopping Flyers
ValPak Coupons – (800) 237-6266
Advo/Valassis – (888) 241-6760 or www.advo.com/consumersupport
Harte Hanks Direct Marketing – (800) 422-4116 or www.pennysaverusa.com/contactus
Remove your name from specific catalog lists for free by visiting www.CatalogChoice.org
You can also contact the catalog and tell them you want your name taken off their list. Call the number on the catalog or write a letter.
7. Service Providers
Contact your service providers such as insurance, bank, wireless provider, etc. and ask them not to send you promotional material.
Please contact Go Clean Credit should you have any questions on how to opt out of junk mail and more.