Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Resolve to Stop Getting Phone Books

Paper phone books are going the way of buggy whips, but the companies that sell ads in them are going kicking and screaming, even though most of what they deliver goes right into the trash or recycling. Here's info on stopping them:

Information and phone numbers from the DEQ News Release:

Resolve to Opt out of Phone Books in 2009

Excerpt from news release:

‘…Contact phone book publishers to opt out or reduce your phone book order. For DEX/Qwest, go to and select "Directory Options" at the bottom. Enter your Zip Code and click through screens until you see "Personalize Your Directory Order." Or you can call (800) 422-8793 and press 2 to speak with a representative.

For Yellow Book, call (800) 929-3556 and press 3 to speak with a representative. For other phone books, check on the front cover or inside page for a customer service number to "order directories."’