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The Makeover Issue: Junk Mail

Consumer tips on conquering Mail Mountain

How to simplify your life in letters.

SORT IT

Keep a recycling bin or shredder as close as possible to where the mail arrives, says Brookline’s Heidi Solomon, owner of P.O.S.H./Professional Organizing Services by Heidi (posh-boston.com, 857-204-6240). Immediately dispatch the 50 percent or so that’s junk.

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