What do I do with books?

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You can dispose of books that are not reusable using the appropriate container for your recycling and waste collections service or at a Recycling and Waste Park:

Trolibocs service

Bag service

Communal bin service


There are many places you can donate your reusable books to:

  • Charity shops
  • Schools
  • Book swaps with friends and family
  • You can also sell or give them away for free online

More information

The household recycling and waste services are only for residents of Denbighshire.

Businesses, charities and public sector organisations have the option of using our trade waste services or a private licensed waste management contractor.

Find out more, including what trade waste services we offer.