Recycle Your Old Phone Books


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Yesterday there was a surprise on my front porch – brand new phone books! They were so nice and clean, with not a folded corner or ripped cover in sight. Since I don’t like clutter, I immediately removed last year’s books from the shelf, and replaced them with the new ones. Done deal, right?

Wrong. What should I do with the old ones? Are they trash or recyclables?

I put in a quick call to Charleston County Recycling and found out they are indeed recyclable. So when your new phone books arrive, if they haven’t already, please put them in your curbside blue bin with your other paper recyclables. If you don’t have curbside pickup, you can take your old phone books, along with any other paper recycling, to one of the Charleston County Recycling drop sites.

*** UPDATE ***

Justin says:

Found the answer! “To discontinue delivery of The Talking Phone Book to you home, please send your request in writing via email to: distribution@talkingphonebook.com.”

Nice go greening!



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