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9. Paper

Recycling or repurposing paper goods is a great way to save trees and protect wildlife habitat. Donate books locally or use the below mail-in recycling programs to keep books and other paper products out of landfills.

  • GreenTextbooks.org Recycling Program
    1412 Plata Way
    Sandy, UT 84093
    (801) 523-8069
    Textbooks, CDs, DVDs
    This program recycles textbooks, DVDs, and CDs, and a minimum of 5 percent of your donation will be given directly to nonprofit groups.
  • International Book Project
    1440 Delaware Avenue
    Lexington, KY 40505
    (859) 254-6771
    Book donation
    This program accepts books in excellent condition only. Please do not donate books with broken bindings, excessive highlighting or torn/missing pages. They are especially in need of textbooks less than 10 years old, dictionaries, and vocational books. Please download a shipping label from the website.

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