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Book Donations

International Book Project leaving NYCWasteLess
dictionaries, literature, practical agriculture books, grammar books

1440 Delaware Avenue
Lexington, KY 40505
(888) 999-BOOK (2665)

Send books plus $3.00 per pound donation to cover shipping costs. Call to organize book drives.

nyc donation outlets

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Online Reuse and Material Exchanges for Books leaving NYCWasteLess
All books are processed for sale, donation or recycled. leaving NYCWasteLess
BookMooch is a community for exchanging used books. BookMooch lets you give away books you no longer need in exchange for books you really want. There is no cost to join or use this web site: your only cost is mailing your books to others. leaving NYCWasteLess
Helps groups of people with shared interests plan meetings and form offline clubs in local communities around the world. Look for groups focused on book swaps and find others interested in trading books. leaving NYCWasteLess
Mail a book. Get a book. Any book you request is yours to keep, share or trade. Not just paperback books. Hardcovers, audiobooks, textbooks, and more. leaving NYCWasteLess
TextSwap is a free textbook exchange service that allows you to easily trade used textbooks online by choosing a University. leaving NYCWasteLess
Create an account, login, and list the items you would like to get rid of. When someone wants an item that you have you will be notified.

general material exchanges

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Book Recyclers

Green Earth Book Recyclers leaving NYCWasteLess
Green Earth Book Recyclers provides a reuse and recycling option for college bookstores. They provide interested college bookstores with a large box to collect unwanted and unsaleable books. Green Earth pays the bookstore a small handling fee and all shipping charges to retrieve the full cartons. Books in good condition are donated, and the rest are sent for grinding and recycled into a variety of paper products.

ALA Recycling Industries leaving NYCWasteLess
ALA Recycling buys new or used academic text books, soft and hardcover books, magazines and newsprint from companies and schools. ALA Recycling provides prompt pick-up and transports the skidded loads to mills for processing.

paper recyclers
what to recycle with sanitation (paperbacks)

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