Here are three websites you can use to OptOut of credit, insurance, magazine offers and the such.
Some statistics: Each American gets 40 lbs of junk mail each year, which is an average of 848 individual pieces, 30% of worldwide mail is composed of U.S. junk mail, and 19 Billion catalogs are mailed each year.
I know we get lots of junk mail, and I continue to try and find ways to limit it.
Here they are:
In order to opt out of some of the credit card offers and such, you need to provide your SSN, but again, this information came from Time, so it has been properly vetted.