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Find out about recycling in West Sussex


Find out how to recycle those old books you've finished reading.

Lady placing a book in a book recycling container.

Do not dispose of books at home. Take this waste to your local recycling centre (RC).

  • Which RC container

    Use the special container for books.

  • Which RC accept this waste

    All our recycling centres accept books.

  • Further information

    Books placed in the book bins at our sites will be sent for reuse or recycling.

  • You could also...

    • donate usable books to a charity shop, local groups such as parent-toddler groups, or sell them online.
    • use an eReader device or app. Did you know that the County Council has a range of eLibrary services?
Last updated:
3 October 2023
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