Once upon a time, the phone book was a vital object. Really. At some point in the not too distant past people probably even celebrated the arrival of new editions on their doorsteps. These days, not so much. And those plastic-wrapped bulks of weighty uselessness just keep coming. It's as if, all too often, someone decides you need a bigger carbon footprint. So they send you a stack of garbage.
But fret no more! You can now opt out of receiving unsolicited telephone books. W00t!
We first read about this at The Deets, which we stumbled upon via Eyeteeth.