Trees For Books is a self-sustaining, for-profit venture whose mission is to plant trees and rehabilitate natural ecosystems.
What environmental impact has Trees For Books made?
Since the the beginning of 2020, Trees For Books has planted more than 500 trees with our partner Eden Reforestation Projects. We've also donated more than 3,000 books to organizations that need them most.
How do you collect books?
Books collected by Trees For Books come from two primary sources: discarded or donated books and books we purchase at thrift stores and garage sales.
Do you throw any books away?
Never! We pride ourselves on our ability to derive the maximum value from every book collected. Any book that cannot be sold or used by an organization in need is recycled.
About updated Terms
Trees For Books has modified its terms to explain its business model better. On occasion there has been some confusion about the role Trees For Books plays in acquiring books and creating a market for them (or donating them to worthy recipients in line with our mission). We now are trying to do a better job explaining ourselves. This should be clear: when Trees For Books acquires books, it takes ownership of them (“title” to them, in legal terminology) and then resells them to the public or donates them to organizations in need. When it resells the books or donates them, ownership passes from Trees For Books to the buyer or the recipient.