Goodbye, Junk Mail: Step 3 (Cancel Your Weekly Shopping Flyers)

If you missed Step 1: Save Your Junk, click HERE.
If you missed Step 2: Opt Out of Credit Card Offers, click HERE.

If you've been collecting your junk mail for any length of time now, you have a few weekly shopping flyers, or grocery circulars.  Perhaps you actually use these ads and coupons, in which case you might want to keep receiving them.  I never use the coupons and don't look at the ads, so these are junk mail for me.

Even if you do peruse the ads and coupons, consider checking out the ads and printing out the coupons you want online instead (see links below).  Canceling these mailing saves resources, energy, and keeps clutter out of your house!  As a side benefit, by only looking at ads that you bother to seek out (instead of looking at all the ads that advertisers want you to look at), you may find yourself "needing" less and buying less.

To cancel the circulars, look at the front and back of the publication that everything else is shoved inside. You should find an address label with a company name as the return address.  I receive two weekly circulars: Penny Saver and Red Plum.  You might also receive a package of coupons from ValPak.

To cancel your weekly mailing from these organizations, click the relevant link below:
Cancel Red Plum (Valassis)
Cancel Penny Saver
Cancel Valpak

If you'd like to look at the ads and coupons online, use these links:
View Red Plum online
View Penny Saver online
View Valpak online

If you get a weekly circular from another company, and need help canceling the mailing, or figure out how to cancel it yourself, please leave a comment below with the relevant information.  It will take several weeks for your cancellations to take place.  But, if you are like me, you feel better already.

The complete Goodbye, Junk Mail Series:
Step 1: Save Your Junk

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  1. I couldn't cancel these for myself because I do look at the Jewel & Meijer ads each week when they come. I know I could look at the ads online, but I like to have a copy in my hands to go over and put into my coupon bag to refer back to if needed.

    Plus, with 4 kids, being able to just grab the ad and go over it verses going online and going through the ad that way, is much easier. :)

    You have a lovely blog! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Sandra, I often prefer looking at something in print to online myself. It sounds like you get plenty of use out of your grocery circular. In that case, I would skip this one and look for other unwanted mail you can eliminate.

  3. I only get the Rite Aid and Hannafords one. I cannot find anywhere how to remove myself from their list.

  4. I need to opt out of the following:
    rite aid
    america’s mattress

  5. If you can't find anything on a company's website about how to opt out of mailings, I would email or call customer service. Many companies don't seem interested in making this easy for consumers...


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