26.Mar.2010 Say No To Phone Bawks
In the same week that we announced the results of a competition and survey we ran with school children about unwanted phonebooks (75% think they should be delivered on request only, by the way) we received an email with some excellent creative work from St Mary’s school in Folkestone. They did a brilliant job of finding an use for unwanted [...]
01.Mar.2010 Councils wage war on pointless phonebooks
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on householders across the country to wage a war on needless phone directories as they take note of the ‘Say No To Phonebooks’ campaign analysis that revealed it costs £7.5m a year for taxpayers to clear up the mess of phonebooks. You can read the full release here where the LGA explains that the ’£7.5m [...]
According to Scientific American, research from White pages in the U.S. notes that less than 16 percent of adults recycle their old or unwanted phone books. The company is sponsoring a “Ban the Phone Book“ initiative to encourage phone book “opt-in” delivery programs. The plans which require subscribers to request the books, are already appearing in [...]
17.Jul.2008 The Funny Side of Phonebooks
Feedback on the campaign so far has been that many people just aren’t using phonebooks anymore. We have, however, found some alternative uses for the unused phonebooks that just keep stacking up in our homes….
Ever seen a room filled with pages from a phonebook?
One group of college students found a use for phonebooks….
Did you know [...]