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Va. Phone Books Could Go Way of Dinosaur…Finally

Phone Book

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 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.