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2011-10-31 03:00:00

FERNDALE, Mich., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 41pounds.org celebrates five years of progress to stop junk mail from deluging our mailboxes, ravaging our forests and burdening local communities. Founded in 2006, 41pounds.org has stopped 5 million pounds of junk mail, saved 44,000 trees from destruction and raised more than $300,000 for environmental organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101206/NYFNSN02) "We started 41pounds.org because we were frustrated with the...

2011-04-14 04:07:00

FERNDALE, Mich., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Given the importance of trees in protecting a healthy planet, Earth Day is an ideal time to say "NO" to unwanted junk mail in your mailbox. 41pounds.org stops your junk mail at the source - and keeps more trees in the forest protecting clean water, wildlife habitat and a healthy climate. (Photo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101206/NYFNSN02) "Stopping junk mail is one of the easiest ways we can stop the senseless waste of trees...

2010-12-06 04:07:00

FERNDALE, Mich., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 41pounds.org offers the perfect gift to help you share your simpler, eco-friendly lifestyle and your holiday spirit: the gift of a junk-free mailbox. The nonprofit 41pounds.org service stops your loved one's postal junk mail -- and keeps more trees in the forest. Gift certificates can be purchased and sent online at www.41pounds.org. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101206/NYFNSN02 ) "We can't stop the bills from coming, but we...

2010-04-08 04:06:00

FERNDALE, Mich., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The danger of dramatic climate change underlines the need for each of us to find sensible ways we can contribute to keeping the planet healthy. One simple step is to say "NO" to unwanted junk mail. The nonprofit 41pounds.org service stops your paper junk mail - and keeps more trees in the forest providing oxygen for us to breathe and absorbing carbon to cool the planet. "The celebration of Earth Day takes on greater urgency as we learn more about...

2009-12-03 04:09:00

FERNDALE, Mich., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- 41pounds.org offers the perfect holiday gift to help you share your Green lifestyle: the gift of a junk-free mailbox. The nonprofit 41pounds.org service stops your loved one's postal junk mail - and keeps more trees in the forest providing oxygen for us to breathe and absorbing carbon to cool the planet. Gift certificates can be purchased and sent online at www.41pounds.org. "At holiday time, what do you give to the person who has everything?" asks...

2008-12-17 04:07:00

FERNDALE, Mich., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Why not make a Green New Year's Resolution that lasts five years? Lose 41 pounds in less than five minutes -- and keep them off. The average American receives 41 pounds of junk mail every year, and you can stop yours right now. When you stop your junk mail, you also keep the trees in the forest doing what trees do best: providing oxygen for us to breathe and absorbing carbon to cool the planet. So take a moment now to start your year on a clean,...