Ian Somerhalder no longer accepting fan letters via mail

July 11th, 2013 8:41pm EDT

Ian Somerhalder Actor and activist Ian Somerhalder has decided to stop accepting fan mail through the post in an effort to save trees.

The Vampire Diaries star has instead set up a specially-dedicated email account and is encouraging all devotees to do good by the planet by making use of the new online mail box.

In a series of posts, he writes, "Good news/bad news! Bad first - I will no longer be accepting mailed-in paper fanmail.

"Good news is I want to find a way to REALLY connect with you & written mail is too hard to keep up with and a DRAIN on our earth's resources. Email me and I'll do my best to read as many as possible,write back whenever I can & possibly surprise you".

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