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Bookstore Tourism: Austin

Over the years I’ve visit dozens of library book sales and used book outlets, but I think that Austin, Texas has to have the biggest bookstore. Situated in an unappealing stripmall. Recycled Reads is a surprising find. The city of Austin has … Continue reading

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My Kind of Recycling

During the last eight months, the trash collectors in the Çankaya District of Ankara, Turkey have rescued more than 5,000 books from the garbage. Thanks to their diligence, a lending library has been created in the townhall. The library is open … Continue reading

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Recycling Books: not the Same Old Story

More than 200 cafés and coffeshops around Israel have joined a brilliant project called “Same Old Story”, which recycles abandoned and donated books . Dolev Gotlib founded the project to pass books along in an ecologically friendly way, to keep … Continue reading

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How to Recycle Paperbacks

New York City’s new Japanese restaurant Brushstrokes (30 Hudson Street) has cleverly recycled 12,000+ discarded paperback books by utilizing them to build the walls for its bar/lounge. The restaurant, which opens on April 20th, is a long-delayed project from chef … Continue reading

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