The Chief Executive of Royal Mail has tried to explain why postmen are forced to deliver leaflets to households with a 'No Junk Mail' sign on the door. Sticker schemes apparently are
uncontrollable and potentially open to abuse.
Opt-out schemes for unaddressed junk mail are failing and should be replaced by a straightforward sticker system, according to Stop Junk Mail.
Government today responded to Stop Junk Mail's petition for an easier and more effective system for opting out of junk mail, stating it currently has "no plans to take measures to restrict" junk mail.
East Sussex County Council has started an anti-junk mail campaign in a bid to reduce the amount waste the county produces. People in East Sussux can get a free information pack and 'No Junk Mail' sticker.
East Sussex County Council is hoping to cut back on waste by offering residents of the county a free 'No Junk Mail' sticker for their letterbox.
The Liberal Democrat controlled council in York has run into trouble after a resident complained about junk mail being shoved through his letterbox - by the party's deputy leader.