Textbooks.org is celebrating the month of May as Textbook Recycling and Environmental Awareness Month. There are several websites that help students recycle their textbooks.

Earth911.com offers a search engine for users to find local book recycling services.

Book Destruction is an Ohio company that recycles textbooks and spiral-bound books, offering a notarized certificate of destruction for each load of books received, guaranteeing that 100 percent of a book is recycled.

Eco-Libris enables people to ‘plant’ one tree for every book they read.

To learn more about sustainable timber and ways to influence the adoption of more sustainable book production, visit the Forest Stewardship Council.