Old Phone Books Exchanged for Trees : Phone Books Exchanged for Yule Trees

People who turn in five or more outdated telephone directories will be rewarded with a free baby Christmas trees.

Santa Monica's recycling office, capping an 11-week campaign targetting phone books, will give out the trees through Tuesday at collection centers at 2411 Delaware Ave. and 10309 1/2 National Blvd., West Los Angeles.

United Yellow Pages and Ecolo-Haul, a recycling firm, are co-sponsoring the campaign.

The trees are suitable for outdoor planting, and are limited to one to person.

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