Berry Encourages Residents to Recycle Outdated Telephone Directories This Month; Hosts Three Collection Events


Source: Marketwire

Meet the "Moose on the Loose" Collecting Books for Recycling at Three Anchorage Carrs Locations

ANCHORAGE, AK -- (Marketwire) -- 06/29/11 -- The Berry Company (, publisher of the Alaska Communications Systems (ACS) Yellow Pages, is hosting three collection events in Anchorage as part of its annual directory recycling program. The events will take place from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Carrs Huffman on July 1 - 1501 Huffman
  • Carrs Sears Mall on July 8 - 600 E Northern Lights
  • Aurora Village on July 15 - 1650 W Northern Lights

Anchorage residents who bring outdated directories to the events for recycling will be eligible to win prizes, including merchandise and gift cards. Volunteers from Berry and local non-profit, Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling (ALPAR), will be on site at the Berry/ACS 'Moose Mobile' collecting books and handing out prizes. Additionally, Berry's 'Moose on the Loose' will be distributing information about recycling.

'Berry's directory recycling campaign is part of our annual Think Yellow, Go Green environmental sustainability initiative. We are delighted to partner with ACS, ALPAR and the Anchorage community to encourage recycling efforts. Our objective is to collect 24 tons of outdated directories as a result of our efforts in Anchorage,' said Ray Carulli, regional director of The Berry Company in Anchorage.

The recycling campaign overlaps with the delivery of the new ACS directories for Anchorage, which include up-to-date listings and advertising along with coupons for popular business categories. Delivery continues through August 3. Anchorage residents can request a new directory by calling (907) 338-4018.

In addition to the collection events, phone directory recycling bins will also be located at the following locations through August 3:

ACS Parking Lot - 600 Telephone Ave
Carrs Abbott - 1725 Abbott
Carrs Aurora Village - 1650 W Northern Lights
Carrs Boniface & Debarr - 5600 Debarr
Carrs Eagle River - 11431 Business Blvd
Carrs Gambell - 1340 Gambell
Carrs Huffman - 1501 Huffman
Carrs Jewel Lake - 4000 W Dimond
Carrs Muldoon - 1650 W Northern Lights
Carrs Sears Mall - 600 E Northern Lights
Elmendorf Commissary
Ft Richardson Old Commissary
Safeway Northway Mall - 3101 Penland
UAA Campus

Alaska Waste is supporting the program by providing recycling containers and hauling services. The recycled telephone directories from the Think Yellow, Go Green Recycling Program will be converted into material such as home insulation and mulch.

For more information on this year's Think Yellow, Go Green recycling program in Anchorage, visit

ABOUT THE BERRY COMPANY: The Berry Company LLC, is a leading provider of local online, search, video and print solutions. Its local leads experts help more than 240,000 businesses in 42 states market their businesses to local consumers. As an authorized reseller of™ in all of its markets, The Berry Company provides its clients with online listings and video advertising through this leading national Internet Yellow Pages site. The company is a Google™ Qualified Company, offering Google AdWords and other solutions to its clients.

Since its founding 100 years ago, The Berry Company has offered exceptional service, local market expertise and a strong portfolio of solutions. For more information, please visit

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