Recyle Your Books

Our recycling project is managed throughout the UK by "D Robinson & Co Ltd".

We have a number of banks located across the UK, where you can donate your:

  • unwanted books

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I post the books I have to you?

If you email recycling@fowsart.org.uk, we can send you a postage address.

My local book bank is full what should I do with my donation?

Call the number on the bank and request that it is emptied. Please return with your donation in a few days to place it into the bin. 

Where is my closest recycling bank?

Please e-mail recycling@fowsart.org.uk

What if I accidentally post my keys or wallet into the bank?!

Please phone the number on the bank and arrange a mutually convenient time for them to open it. Please do not attempt to climb or reach into the bank.

What happens to the donated books?

The books are sorted and sold for re-use or recycled. The funds this generates are donated to Water Search and Rescue to allow us to kit the volunteer rescue team out with the equipment and training they need to help protect life in and around water.

How do we get a book bank on a community site?

If you would like to have a recycling bank on your site please contact us at recycling@fowsart.org.uk to discuss the options.

Book Recycling Bank Dimensions (Approx)

 
Small
WIDTH
1115mm (3ft 9")
HEIGHT
1460mm (4ft 91/2")
DEPTH
935mm (3ft 1")

  

We can supply posters and digital content to help promote the bin within your community.