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Where Can I Wednesday: Recycle & Get Rid of Phone Books?
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Where Can I Wednesday: Recycle & Get Rid of Phone Books?

where can you recycle and opt out of phone books in philadelphia?Just like Marc Vetri, we’re frustrated by the Phone Books that end up on our Philadelphia stoops.

The good news is that (most) phone books are recyclable and can be placed in your single-stream recycling bin. (It’s even official on the Philadelphia Streets Recycle website!) 

We recommended to opt out of phone books by visiting the website Yellow Pages Opt-Out and adding your address. However, sometimes the phone books won’t listen to the 3rd party website opt-outs, so you can contact the publications individually to make sure your voice is heard.  The directories you may receive in Philly include:

If you want to reuse your old phone book before placing it in the recycle bin, TLC has 14 ideas for you.

Readers, do you have any creative uses for old phone books?

 

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher

2 thoughts on “Where Can I Wednesday: Recycle & Get Rid of Phone Books?

  1. No problem! We opted out at my apartment but still received 2 a few months ago… I re-entered my info and contact the companies directly! 🙂

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