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Catalog Choice

"Catalog Choice is a free service that lets you decline paper catalogs you no longer wish to receive. Reduce the amount of unsolicited mail in your mailbox, while helping to preserve the environment."

Zero Waste America (ZWA)

Zero Waste America (ZWA) is an Internet-based environmental research organization specializing in the field of zero waste, where all "waste" becomes food for nature or another marketplace rather than the traditional fate of being incinerated or land-filled. ZWA also provides information on associated legislative, legal, technical, environmental, health, and consumer issues. This site explains the basics of landfills, but also reveals the severe drawbacks of the current system.

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