As consumers turn more and more toward the Internet to gather contact information, communications companies and states are looking into phasing out white and yellow pages for good.

With the increasing (and almost exclusive) use of the Internet as a primary source of contact information for businesses, services, and institutions, the relevance of printing white and yellow pages has been put into serious question, particularly on its negative impact toward the environment.

PSFK previously noted how stacks of yellow pages have been left outside of apartments for garbage collectors to pick them up, visibly reflecting its potential lack of use among an otherwise Internet-dependent megamarket of consumers.

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