Meanwhile the biggest catalogue flood is possibly over, but at the beginning of this month it was really crazy how many catalogues we found in our mailbox every morning. This here is the “yield” of just three days:
I keep wondering if that’s really necessary. Admittedly we do order items from catalogues once in a while, but after all in the end all of them go to the trash, some of them even unread. Luckily at least it is the time of the year that we can burn them in the fireplace instead of disposing of them in our regular trash as we can’t even recycle paper and thus the catalogues would end up in a landfill.
What adds to the multitude of catalogues in our case: as Mary has kept her maiden name after our marriage and I haven’t changed mine either, we get two catalogues from the same retailer once both of us have ordered something. It has proved to be well nigh impossible to change that, despite multiple calls to the companies in question.
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