Project ReDirectory

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2014 Information

The 2014 YP Project ReDirectory program dates are October 8th-December 15th. Locations TBD.

More information on the 2014 program coming soon!


2013 Results

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February 24, 2014
For more information, contact:
Indiana Recycling Coalition: Carey Hamilton
Office: 317-840-2582
Republic Waste Services & Recycling of Indiana:  Dana Bishop
Office: 317-514-4501
YP: Diane Mayeda
Office: 415-248-4226
Email: dmayeda@yp.com
NEARLY 40 TONS OF OUTDATED PHONE BOOKS COLLECTED DURING SIXTH ANNUAL PROJECT REDIRECTORY® RECYCLING SCHOOL CHALLENGE

 

Greenbriar Elementary Wins Top Cash Prize and City-County Council Recognition
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 24. 2014 - With over seven tons of old phone books collected, Greenbriar Elementary School outdistanced ten other area schools to take first place in the sixth annual YP Project ReDirectory® phone book recycling school challenge.
Greenbriar collected 7.33 tons of directories, followed closely by Sunnyside Elementary School with 7.12 tons.  Fortville Elementary came in third place collecting 4.29 tons. Greenbriar won the top cash prize of $600, Sunnyside won $400, Fortville won $200, and the other 8 participating schools won $100 each.
“Congratulations to the Greenbriar Elementary students on a job well done!” said Angela L. Mansfield, Indianapolis City-County Councilor.  “These hard working students have demonstrated their community commitment to recycling by going door to door collecting old phone books and winning the Project ReDirectory competition for the fourth time.”
A total of nearly 40 tons of old phone books was collected this year by the schools and Republic Services locations. Republic Services donated the recycling containers and services.
Prizes totaling $2,000 were awarded by YP, who operates the largest local search and advertising company in the United States, and is the publisher of the Indianapolis YP Real Yellow Pages directory.
The results from this year’s Indianapolis YP Project ReDirectory® phone book recycling challenge are:
School                                                               2013 Weights           Prizes
Greenbriar Elementary                                        7.35 tons                   $600
Sunnyside Elementary                                         7.12 tons                   $400
Fortville Elementary                                             4.29 tons                   $200
Paul I. Miller Elementary #114                              2.86 tons                   $100
Southport High School                                          2.35 tons                   $100
Bunker Hill Elementary                                         1.93 tons                   $100
Fox Hill Elementary                                              1.88 tons                   $100
Jonathan Jennings Elementary #109                     1.65 tons                   $100
Decatur Central HS Choice Academy                    1.55 tons                   $100
Northview Middle School                                       1.07 tons                   $100
Herron High School                                               0.89 tons                   $100
Greenbriar Elementary School will represent all participating schools by being recognized at the Feb. 24 Indianapolis City-County Council meeting when Councilwoman Angela Mansfield reads a resolution honoring the students for their efforts in the sixth annual Indianapolis YP Project ReDirectory® phone book recycling program. The council meeting begins at 7 p.m.
“The Indiana Recycling Coalition is pleased to continue our support of this program which motivates students to recycle and creates a more sustainable Indianapolis,” said Carey Hamilton, executive director, Indiana Recycling Coalition.
YP was proud to assist the other organizations in developing and implementing the program.
“YP’s award-winning Project ReDirectory® program demonstrates our strong support toward environmental sustainability,” said Amy Healy, vice president-public policy and external affairs at YP. “Our participation in local school challenges such as this one in Indianapolis also helps demonstrate our commitment to the communities we serve and is consistent with our mission of helping local businesses and communities grow.”
Residents who wish to limit or stop delivery of directories should visit www.YellowPagesOptOut.comor call 1-866-329-7118 to submit their requests to stop the future delivery of directories from all directory publishers. Residents should note that requests take several weeks to process, so there is the possibility that changes in delivery preferences for directories approaching or currently in distribution may not be reflected until the next directory delivery cycle. The site is free and information provided through the site will not be shared with anyone other than directory publishers for the purpose of updating distribution lists.
YP Real Yellow Pages directories are made from recycled paper waste and wood fiber waste such as sawdust and wood chips left over from lumber processing operations. Residents and businesses can call YP Project ReDirectory at 1-800-953-4400 for information about recycling outdated phone books in this community.
In addition to the directory, consumers are encouraged to use www.YP.com andwww.RealPagesLive.com to access business, government and residential listings.
About the Indiana Recycling Coalition
The Indiana Recycling Coalition (IRC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that was formed in 1989 to support  waste reduction, reuse, composting and recycling activities in Indiana.  The IRC’s members include state and local governments, business, industry, not-for-profits and individuals.  Visit the IRC website at www.indianarecycling.org.
About Republic
Republic Waste Services maintains its position as a pillar of the Central Indiana business community by providing excellent service and investing in great people and technology. Operating with integrity, honoring our commitments to our customers and our people, has been rewarded with consistent growth.  We are Central Indiana’s largest and most experienced recycling service provider, serving businesses and residential communities on our little corner of the planet since 1969.
About YP
YP is a multi-billion dollar business operating the largest local search and advertising company in the United States.  YP’s flagship consumer brands include the popular YP app and YP.com, which are used by more than 70 million visitors each month*, and The Real Yellow Pages® directory. For Advertisers, YP is the leading local advertising solution to connect with the right consumers online, on mobile or in print. For more information on YP, visit us at http://corporate.yp.com


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2012 Results

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February 11, 2013

For more information, contact:

 

Indiana Recycling Coalition: Carey Hamilton

Office: 317-840-2582

E-mail: carey@indianarecycling.org

 

Republic Waste Services & Recycling of Indiana:  Dana Bishop

Office: 317-514-4501

Email: dbishop@republicservices.com

 

YP: Bruce Logan

Office: 314-242-7590

Email: blogan@yp.com

NEARLY 36 TONS OF OUTDATED PHONE BOOKS COLLECTED DURING FIFTH ANNUAL PROJECT REDIRECTORY® RECYCLING SCHOOL CHALLENGE

Greenbriar Elementary Wins Top Cash Prize and City-County Council Recognition
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 11, 2013 – With nearly ten tons of old phone books collected, Greenbriar Elementary School outdistanced thirteen other area schools to take first place in the fifth annual YP Project ReDirectory® phone book recycling school challenge.Greenbriar collected 8.49 tons of directories, and finishing in second place was Fortville Elementary with 3.91 tons. Paul I. Miller Elementary School # 114 came in third place collecting 2.89 tons. Greenbriar won the top cash prize of $650, Fortville won $300, School 114 won $200, and the other 11 participating schools won $100 each.”I am thrilled for the students at Greenbriar who reached out to the community by knocking on doors in order to collect the most directories,” said Angela Mansfield, Indianapolis city-county councilor. “On behalf of the entire council I want to say thank you and congratulations for a job well done.”A total of nearly 36 tons of old phone books was collected this year by the schools and Republic Services locations. Republic Services donated the recycling containers and services and contributed $250 toward the prize for the first-place winner.Prizes totaling $2,000 were awarded by YP, the local search, media and advertising company which offers the Indianapolis YP Real Yellow Pages, the YP.com site, and the YP mobile app.The complete results from this year’s Indianapolis YP Project ReDirectory® phone book recycling challenge are:School                                                     2012 Weights      PrizesGreenbriar Elementary                              8.49 tons               $650Fortville Elementary                                  3.91 tons               $300Paul I. Miller Elementary #114                   2.89 tons               $200

Southport High School                              2.67 tons               $100

Sunnyside Elementary                              2.32 tons               $100

Decatur Central CHOICE Academy            2.2 tons                 $100

Bunker Hill Elementary                              1.88 tons               $100

Northview Middle School                           1.65 tons               $100

Westfield High School                               1.58 tons               $100

Irvington Community School                      1.36 tons               $100

Lawrence North High School                      1.33 tons               $100

Jonathan Jennings Elementary                  1.21 tons               $100

Herron High School                                   0.97 tons               $100

Abraham Lincoln Elementary                     0.55 tons               $100

 

 

Greenbriar Elementary School represented all participating schools by being recognized at the Feb. 11 Indianapolis City-County Council meeting when Councilwoman Angela Mansfield read a resolution honoring the students for their efforts in the fifth annual Indianapolis YP Project ReDirectory® phone book recycling program.

 

“The Indiana Recycling Coalition is pleased to once again support this initiative which gets students excited about recycling while creating a more sustainable Indianapolis,” said Carey Hamilton, executive director, Indiana Recycling Coalition.

 

YP was proud to assist the other organizations in developing and implementing the program.

“YP’s award-winning Project ReDirectory® program demonstrates our strong support toward environmental sustainability,” said Amy Healy, vice president-public policy and external affairs. “Our participation in local school challenges such as this one in Indianapolis also helps demonstrate our commitment to the communities we serve and is consistent with our mission of helping local businesses and communities grow.”

 

YP Real Yellow Pages directories are 100 percent recyclable, and can be turned into a number of other products such as cereal boxes, paper grocery bags, paper towels, home insulation, drywall, animal bedding, and more.

 

YP understands that as consumer habits change, so does their need for print directories. Anyone wishing to limit, or stop, delivery of directories should visit www.YellowPagesOptOut.com or call 1-866-329-7118 to submit a request to stop the future delivery of directories from all directory publishers. Please note that requests take several weeks to process, so there is a possibility that changes in delivery preferences for directories approaching or currently in distribution may not be reflected until the next directory delivery cycle. The site is free and information provided through the site will not be shared with anyone other than directory publishers for the purpose of updating distribution lists.

 

About the Indiana Recycling Coalition

The Indiana Recycling Coalition (IRC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that was formed in 1989 to support  waste reduction, reuse, composting and recycling activities in Indiana.  The IRC’s members include state and local governments, business, industry, not-for-profits and individuals.  Visit the IRC website at www.indianarecycling.org

 

About Republic

Republic Waste Services maintains its position as a pillar of the Central Indiana business community by providing excellent service and investing in great people and technology. Operating with integrity, honoring our commitments to our customers and our people, has been rewarded with consistent growth.  We are Central Indiana’s largest and most experienced recycling service provider, serving businesses and residential communities on our little corner of the planet since 1969.

 

About YP

YP is North America’s largest local search, media and advertising company. Its mission is to develop innovative solutions that connect consumers and businesses. Millions of searches occur daily using YP products to find, compare and select local merchants. The company’s flagship consumer brands include the YP.com site, a top 40 U.S. Web domain, the highly rated YP appand the YP Real Yellow Pagesdirectory. An affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., one of the world’s leading private investment firms, recently acquired a controlling interest in YP from AT&T.

 

 

Read the Indianapolis City-County Council resolution:

2012 Project ReDirectory Indpls CCC Resolution

 

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