09/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

How To Get Rid Of Phone Books

Some states and phone companies already have "opt-out" programs, similar to do-not-call registries for telemarketers, allowing subscribers to indicate that they don't wish the receive the phone book. Proponents of "opt-in" programs, however, say that they're easier for consumers and more effective in reducing waste.

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