Books

Burin Peninsula

Click on the tabs below for reuse, recycling or safe disposal options.

Donate books that are current and in good condition to second-hand stores and non-profit organizations.

Books that are not in good condition or books that quickly become out-of-date, such as encyclopedias and old text books, can be recycled with paper and cardboard, where programs are available. Most services require covers to be removed.

Grand Bank Curbside Composting Pilot

Burin Peninsula Waste Management Corporation (BPWMC) operates a curbside composting pilot that provides collection and composting services for food waste, yard waste and paper fiber in the Town of Grand Bank.

Location: Servicing the Town of Grand Bank
Phone: (709) 832-1600
Email: info@burinpenwaste.com
Web: www.burinpenwaste.com

Salvation Army Thrift Stores

Donate gently used clothing and household items to your local Salvation Army Thrift Store or call to arrange pick up of larger items.

Location: Services throughout the province.
Web: www.thriftstore.ca

Yellow Pages Listing – Used Books

Many used book stores throughout the province may accept certain types of books for resale.

Location: Services throughout the province.
Web: View a listing of Used Book Stores in the Yellow Pages.

Think About It

If you’re an avid reader, switch to an eReader to save money, storage space and cut down on waste.