13 Jun '11, 11am

Verizon To Stop White Pages Delivery in CA

The California Public Utilities Commission has granted Verizon’s request to end the automatic delivery of printed Verizon residential white pages listings to customers in the state. “Moving from automatic to on-request delivery of white pages listings is expected to save an estimated 1,870 tons of material from California’s waste stream,” Tim McCallion, president of Verizon’s West region. “Reducing the use of paper is a significant part of Verizon’s comprehensive sustainability efforts.” According to banthephonebook.org , an estimated 5 million trees are cut down each year to create white pages phone books. The organization also says that recycling white pages costs taxpayers nationwide almost $17 million per year. Verizon intends to provide customers with an online, electronic version of white pages residential listings as the primary means to access such directory inform...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/06/13/verizon-to-...

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