In one year, the Penticton Public Library in British Columbia, Cananda, has recycled more than 50,000 pounds of books.

December 18, 2023

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In one year, the Penticton Public Library in British Columbia, Cananda, has recycled more than 50,000 pounds of books.

The new collection program, started by Penticton in January, accepts damaged, out of date books which can be placed into specialty bins. The city says it’s on track to collect around 51,000 pounds of books by the year’s end.

Penticton stated the program after it was found that damaged books were contaminating residential bins. Books recycled in the specialty bins will be taken to a facility where bindings will be cut off and the paper will be recycled.

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