In news from across the river, the fine folks in Arlington are all over an environmentally friendly idea: stopping phone books.
Verizon has said that by discontinuing the White Pages in Virginia, it can save 1,600 tons of paper per year. Results of today’s poll by ARLNow.com show 95% of voters want to ditch the practice of tossing trees on every doorstep in a honking big book that only 11% of recipients will ever use.
Don’t want the Yellow Pages either? You can opt out.
Now there’s an idea that makes sense.