This is an email I sent to Pumpkin Patch today, triggered by the arrival of one of their plastic wrapped catalogues today. Despite the fact that we receive online emails and news from them:

06 September 2009


I will return your latest catalogue to you.
I will no longer accept newspapers and magazines wrapped in plastic foil.
For decades magazines were delivered with just a sticker on the back, then followed a paper envelope, then the plastic. I could find nothing wrong with just the sticker.

Please do not send me any further mail that is wrapped in plastic.
I am the opinion that it is unnecessary and a superfluous burden for the rubbish system and the environment.

I would be delighted you you would revert to stickers only, if you believe you really have to send paper to people. I personally prefer the email version anyway.

Kind regards,
Ingo Ratsdorf

30 September 2009

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