Our group can send up to 5000 emails per month. That's a lot of emails. You may want to create a folder in your email program and create a filter so you don't fill your inbox. Some people set up an email address only for Freecycle, or you can change your settings as suggested below.
Instead of 'individual e-mails' you can select 'daily digest' (once or twice a day e-mail digest) or 'special notices only', which sends only the occasional e-mail from the moderators but allows you access to browse the website and you can still post messages if you want to.
Set your personal preferences on the home page:
Log in to the group and click on 'Edit My Membership' in the top left corner, next to your name.
Scroll down and select your e-mail delivery option.
Remember to click on Save Changes' at the bottom of the page.
It can take Yahoo a few days to make the adjustment but it's normally pretty quick.
It is important NOT to set to 'no e-mails' because you won't receive important messages from the moderators. Members set to no e-mails will be changed to 'special notices only'.