Going digital can help avoid identity theft by stopping paper bills being delivered to the wrong address.
Most companies offer online banking, billing or accounts.
Look into banking phone apps or online shopping tools to help you with your daily planning and reduce clutter in your home.
Stop addressed mail
Registering with the Mail Preference Service (MPS) can remove your name from up to 95% of direct mailing lists.
Simply click on the link below to do this, a new tab will open in your browser directing you to mpsonline.org.uk. Alternatively, you can call 020 7291 3310.*
Then continue on this page to claim your free no junk mail sticker.
*Please note that the service could take up to four months to become fully effective. Registering with MPS will not stop mail that has been sent from overseas, unaddressed material or mail addressed to ‘The occupier’.
Stop unaddressed mail with Royal Mail
Stop Royal Mail delivering advertising material by calling 0345 266 0858, emailing your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting your local Post Office.
It takes six weeks to take effect and you will need to renew your request every two years.