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Books that are not in good condition or books that quickly become out-of-date, such as encyclopedias and old text books, can be recycled with paper and cardboard, where programs are available.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

Corner Brook Green Depot

Corner Brook Green Depot, owned and operated by Scotia Recycling Limited Newfoundland, is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program. This depot also accepts paint and electronics. Scotia Recycling will also accept limited amounts of paper and cardboard from residential customers.

Location: 55 Maple Valley Road
Phone: 709-634-2025
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

Stephenville Green Depot

Stephenville Green Depot, owned and operated by Scotia Recycling Limited Newfoundland, is part of a province-wide network of Green Depots accepting used beverage containers included in MMSB’s Beverage Container Recycling Program. This depot also accepts paint and electronics. Scotia Recycling will also accept limited amounts of paper and cardboard from residential customers.

Location: 196 Hansen Memorial Highway
Phone: 709-643-5003
Web: www.scotiarecyclinggroup.com

City of Corner Brook

The City of Corner Brook provides a residential collection and disposal service for garbage, bulk waste and yard waste (on specified collection days only) and collection and recycling services for scrap metal and paper and cardboard.

Location: Servicing the City of Corner Brook
Phone: 709-637-1500/637-1666
Email: info@cornerbrook.com
Web: http://www.cornerbrook.com

Town of Cape St. George

The Town of Cape St. George provides a residential collection service for garbage as well as collection and recycling services for paper, cardboard and mixed containers. They also collect organic food waste and yard waste.

Location: Servicing the Town of Cape St. George
Phone: 709-644-2290

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.

B.C. Trucking and Recycling

B.C. Trucking and Recycling provides a commercial collection service for paper and cardboard.

Location: 11 Gale Street, Corner Brook, NL
Phone: 709-638-0393
Web: www.manta.com

Think About It

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