Green tip: Cancel your phone books

Thanks to Linda Leighton at Raleigh Recycling for this info:

“… For those of you who would prefer to OPT-OUT – to NOT receive phone books NEXT year, please visit web site You will be asked for your zip code, after which you will be presented with a listing of the known publishers of directories for your area and the proper way to request an OPT-OUT.


Scott Mouw, Section Chief at the N.C. Department of Pollution Prevention & Environmental Assistance has been working with the Product Stewardship Institute in getting waste reduction measures like this opt-out brought forth.  He is very interested in hearing feedback from if you take advantage of the OPT-OUT.  Just jet him an email with your experience in using it, what did you think?  Scott’s email is  Your feedback will help in ongoing interactions with the phone book publishers industry.”



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