Red dot at post office = no junk mail

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Joy Stratford reminded us of this little-known fact about your box at local post offices. We discovered this ourselves some years back:

Canada Post will not put (junk) mail in your box if you request a red dot.  This dot is placed at the interior of the post office for the sorters to see.  I have had said dot for years and have greatly reduced my household waste.  I tell folk everyday as I get my mail, but my husband suggested I pass this little known fact on to you to spread.Interested people simple approach the desk and ask for a dot and offer their box number, Canada Post does not advertise this because they enjoy the funding junk mail generates.

 

MORE INFO: See this link from Canada Post about junk mail.

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