Phonebooks galore

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    overloaded phone book recycle bin in my neighborhood. this was just a day or so after they were delivered. shows how close to obsolete they are.

    Ryan Price Media, pwenzel, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. HelloKnitty ages ago | reply

      holy crap, and it doesn't help that they are in plastic bags either.

    2. turtlemom4bacon ages ago | reply

      Dang...nice capture!

    3. funkeemunkeeland ages ago | reply

      What is crazy about this photo is that you can tell that the next the books are going to be delivered because the city’s [Orlando] waste department rolls this cans out for a few days then they disappear again for 6 months. Last cycle I got 3 sets, one large and one small from each of the 3 companies competing in my neighborhood. They even upgraded the recycling equipment to take them with the newspapers too.

    4. BookMonger ages ago | reply

      Never seen a specialized bin like this.

      Most excellent for the Phone Book pool.

    5. leadesigns 118 months ago | reply

      Hi! Lea here from, a blog focused on sustainable design and practices. I wanted to let you know that your photo was credited on a post about phonebook waste. You can check it out here. Thanks!

    6. tedmurphy 115 months ago | reply

      I used your phone in a post! You can find it here.

    7. FormerWMDriver 94 months ago | reply

      Interesting, I didn't know any hauler actually had a special collection dumpster just for phonebooks.

    8. porter.paig 34 months ago | reply

      I'd like to use this image. Can you contact me?

    9. kid_smackdabitch 10 months ago | reply

      I would love to use this photo can you contact me

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