How to recycle hardcover books
Books in good condition
Donate or drop-off used books to a charity or used book store:
Old and unusable books
If you can't find a new home for used books or they're falling apart:
- Place in your blue cart
- Drop off at a community recycling depot for free
How do I prepare books for disposal?
- Remove hard covers and spines and recycle them as separate items.
- Put leather, canvas and plastic book covers in your black cart as garbage.
Community recycling depot locations listed below: