Are paperback and hardcover books included in my curbside recycling program?

Paperback and hardcover books are not included in the recycling program under Multi-Material BC as they are specifically excluded from Schedule 5 of the BC Recycling Regulation.  Many of the curbside recycling programs in BC no longer include paperback books.  If the books are in very good, reusable condition, consider donating them to a local thrift store or having a garage sale. 

If the books are not in good condition or are outdated, contact the RCBC Recycling Hotline for possible alternatives. 

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