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Re: [greenyes] Hardback book recycling


I've heard that there are church groups that have found funding to send books to
Mexico and South America to be reused despite their date for ESL use. Before
trashing them they might go onto the County free Materials exchange to see if
there are any takers.
Toni
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jensen, Brennen x1269" <JensenBC@no.address>
To: <greenyes@no.address>
Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2004 3:00 PM
Subject: [greenyes] Hardback book recycling


>
> Does anyone have a source/ideas for recycling hard back books? Obviously
> the paper can be removed from the binding and recycled, but for facilities
> that have large quantities of outdated hard back books and staffing
> challenges, binding removal is improbable. These are facilities such as
> libraries and thrift stores receiving donated books on their last leg, so it
> is not a matter of donating them to another entity. Are there businesses
> that will accept the whole book to be broken down and recycled?
>
> Thanks! Happy Earth Day!
>
> BRENNEN JENSEN
> Recycling & Resource Recovery Assistant
> Monterey County Environmental Health
> 1270 Natividad Rd., Rm 102
> Salinas, CA 93906
> ph. (831) 796-1269
> fax (831) 755-8929
>
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