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Free Book Recycling Service Now Available at Two Locations in Washington County

Free Book Recycling Service Now Available at Two Locations in Washington County

Free Book Recycling Service at Two Locations in Washington County, MD
HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 8, 2022) – The Washington County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling has partnered with Discover Books to provide citizens with a free book recycling service. This partnership will help to recycle unwanted books, support local libraries, provide books to low-income families, and keep items out of our local landfill.
 
Drop-off bins have been placed in two locations within Washington County:
·     40 West Landfill (12630 Earth Care Rd, Hagerstown, MD)
·     Greensburg Convenience Center (13125 Bikle Rd, Smithsburg, MD)
 
The following types of books are not accepted:
·     Water damaged (or any liquid staining)
·     Magazines, calendars, or games
·     Missing pages
·     Torn spines
·     Incomplete Sets
·     Encyclopedia Sets
·     Writing that obscures the text (highlighting, underlining, notes, etc.)
·     Workbooks that have any writing
·     Books with a foul or strong odor
·     Books missing any necessary accessories
·     International Edition (not to be used in the United States)
·     Advance Readers Copy (also known as ARC)
·     Instructions copy, examination Copy, annotated instructor editions, or any book that has any of the following text: review copy, sample copy, exam copy, or not for resale
 
For additional information, please contact Washington County’s Public Relations and Marketing Department at 240-313-2380.

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