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[greenyes] Books


Some recycling companies have a guillotine that takes the bindings off of
books. Check with area paper recyclers. I know at one time there was at
least one in the s.f. bay area.


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> From: greenyes-digest-help@no.address
> Date: 23 Apr 2004 15:59:10 -0000
> To: greenyes@no.address
> Subject: greenyes Digest 23 Apr 2004 15:59:10 -0000 Issue 143
>
> Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 15:00:06 -0700
> To: "'greenyes@no.address'" <greenyes@no.address>
> From: "Jensen, Brennen x1269" <JensenBC@no.address>
> Subject: Hardback book recycling
> Message-ID:
> <C65F70ACA66A744B956DD75E85AE10A00152BE2C@no.address>
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> 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 that have large quantities of outdated hard back books and staffing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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