Recycle for Lewisham

A blog written for residents of Lewisham

Stop Junk Mail


People can get snowed under with the amount of junk mail pushed through their letterboxes, junk mail is often unsolicited and a huge waste of paper. There are however a number of things you can do to reduce it…

Junk Mail Sticker

We have created some “no junk mail” stickers which you can fit on your letter box, these should stop things like Pizza menu’s and taxi cards. Pick up your FREE JUNK MAIL STICKER by visiting your local library.

Door-to-Door Opt-Out

Royal Mail delivers between 25 and 50 per cent of all unaddressed junk mail. To stop leaflets delivered by the postman you can register with Royal Mail’s (free) Door-to-Door Opt-Out. To register you first need to ask Royal Mail for an opt-out form. You can request the form by sending an e-mail with your name and address to

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Mailing Preference Service

The Mailing Preference Service (MPS) is a free service that can prevent addressed junk mail from organisations with whom you have never had any contact. You can also use the service to register a previous occupants’ name at your current address. You can register online at

You can also visit for hints and tips.

9 thoughts on “Stop Junk Mail

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  3. I see you took an image from my website and published it without asking permission or giving any credits… Please could you either add a credit to or remove the image.

  4. Hi, how can I get the sticker please?

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  6. Hello, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just wondering if you get
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    anything you can suggest? I get so much lately
    it’s driving me insane so any support is very much appreciated.

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