Books and Magazines

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Books and magazines belong to the mixed paper category, which also includes catalogs and phone books. Therefore they belong to paper recycling bin except books.


For hardcover books, it requires to remove the cover because it contains non-paper components. The cover belongs to waste bin.Paperback books can be recycled as a whole, including the binding.


To recycle magazines, you don’t need to remove anything from inside the magazine for example staples, the cardstock ads or even perfume samples. You can also leave the cover and binding.


If either books or magazines have gotten wet or the paper has turned tan or brown, they should be thrown away with your household trash.


You can also bring your books and magazines to local secondhand bookshop or ask in your local library if they accept used books.

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