Books

Books

Environmental Issues

When paper is disposed of in landfill rather than recycled, it creates methane as it breaks down. Methane is a greenhouse gas 21 times more harmful than carbon dioxide. Manufacturing recycled paper can use up to 90% less water and 50% less energy than making it from trees

Reuse Method

If in a reasonable condition, donate your unwanted books to:

  • Anglicare Op Shop – 205 Windsor St, Richmond - Phone: (02) 4578 4135
  • Salvos Store – cnr Lennox & Paget Streets, Richmond - Phone: (02) 4578 3560
  • Uniting Church – 25 West Market Street, Richmond - Phone: (02) 4578 3820
  • Vinnies:
    • Windsor 256 George Street - Phone: (02) 4577 4880
    • Richmond 1 / 328 Windsor Street - Phone: (02) 4578 0599
    • Riverstone Shop 3 / 33 Pitt Street - Phone: (02) 9627 3756

Recycle Method

If unusable, books made entirely out of paper and cardboard can be recycled. If books are made with a non-paper or cardboard spine, please remove.

Recycle in your household recycling service or for free at:

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