It’s that time of year again – new phone books are arriving on porches and driveways throughout the Lowcountry. This means updated information, but also tons of excess waste. Please remember that Charleston County Recycling accepts old phone books for reclamation, and you can throw them right into your blue curbside bin with other paper items.

It still irks me that every residence and business gets not one, but ?TWO metro area phone books each year. In today’s digital age, do we really need this paper relic? Here are some ways you can reduce your dependency on these pulpy dinosaurs:

So remember, when you are deciding what to do with your old phone books, let your fingers do the walking straight to the reycling bin.



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