Phone books

By - 3/1/12 - 7:35 am

Heather Vandenengel has posted a collection of photos of stacks of unclaimed phonebooks around Boston, under the headline "WHY DO PHONEBOOKS STILL EXIST?"

By - 2/7/11 - 9:34 am

The Cambridge City Council today considers establishing a local opt-out program for residents who no longer let their fingers do the walking.

Councilors Marjorie Decker and Leland Cheung say phone books created "a tremendous amount of waste" and force the city to dispose and recycle them in "an age when the Internet is a more highly used method of information." Their proposed order instructs... Read more