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Mailbox Improvement Week, May 19–25

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Each year, the Postal Service™ designates the third full week of May as Mailbox Improvement Week to encourage customers on city motorized, rural, or contract delivery ser­vice routes (formerly highway contract box delivery routes) to examine and, where necessary, improve the appearance of their mailboxes. Neat, attractive mailboxes make a sig­nificant contribution to the appearance of the countryside and streets in suburban areas.
Mailbox Improvement Week, May 19–25, calls attention to the need for providing mailboxes that are:

1. Approved by the postmaster general.

2. Designed to protect the mail from weather.

3. Safe to use.

4. Conveniently located.

5. Neat in appearance.

Mailboxes that meet these five important requirements help delivery and collection operations and improve service to the entire route.

There are three approved styles of curb­side mailboxes:

1. Traditional design

2. Contemporary design

3. Locked, full, or limited service.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

May 19th, 2012 at 8:51 am

Posted in USPS