Books are one of those items that I find difficult to get rid of, therefore we have shelves and shelves of them. Unfortunately, we only have so many bookshelves, so we must cleanse.

If you’re in a similar scenario, here are some methods to recycle your old books.

Contribute to your local library

Bring gently used books to your neighbourhood library. Some libraries may even take magazine donations, particularly if they are educational.

Donate to a local charity

Bring your crates of secondhand books to your local charity centres. 

Prepare some envelopes

It’s wonderful to have distinctive envelopes to place gift cards or cash in when putting them in a birthday card or presenting them as a gift. This is a fantastic idea for books that have missing or broken pages and cannot be given. Find a template that you prefer and then use the book pages to construct your envelopes.

Create some gift tags

Another suggestion for a worn-out book is to repurpose the pages to make gift tags. Punch or cut out your tags and put your message on them with a spot of black ink.

Recycle any books you can’t use

You may recycle paperback books that are damaged or useless by placing them in your curbside recycling container.

Online exchange for money or freebies

Unwanted books and other items can be disposed of online for free at several online portals. 

Instead of discarding the books that were once our greatest friends, let’s find methods to reuse them or donate them to the underprivileged so that more people can experience the joy of learning.

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