Is It Really Junk Mail?
Yale has an aggressive Junk Mail Program that works hard to eliminate unwanted U.S. mail coming in to Yale departments.
Departments keep a white mail bucket in their mail area with a Junk Mail sign taped to the side of it. When the bucket is full, they take the sign off and tape it over the top to keep the mail in. The full bucket is put with outgoing campus mail to be taken at the next pickup.
Recently when processing the returned junk mail buckets we found handfuls of live campus and outgoing US mail mixed with junk mail in the buckets.
Be careful that outgoing live US and campus mails are put in the correct buckets. Accidently putting live, active mail in a junk mail bucket will cause delay in delivery and may cause the mail to be cancelled or disposed of.
Speedy delivery of your mail to recipients begins with accurately sorting outgoing mail in your department!
Dealing with Unwanted Catalogs
Every day Yale Mail Service receives many catalogs for Yale departments, a large portion of which are unwanted. If the catalogs are properly addressed, they go directly to the departments.
Each department must decide if the catalogs received daily are wanted or unwanted. Simply tossing out unwanted catalogs will not solve the problem.
See the Junk Mail Program for dealing effectively with unwanted mail and catalogs.
By working together, we will be able to eliminate unwanted mailings coming in to our University.