Telephone Books and Paperback Books

phone book for recycling

Telephone Books can now be recycled all year long at the University. Please neatly stack phone directories next to the bin. Be kind to your custodian and bring larger quantities directly to the Mixed Paper recycling dumpster at the loading dock.

Do Recycle

  • Paperbacks
  • Soft Covered Books
  • Student Directory
  • Telephone Books
  • Hard Covered Books*
  • Text Books**

Do Not Recycle

  • Yellowed wet newspapers

Did you know?  Most Telephone books are turned into cellulose insulation.

*    Hard covered books can also be donated to your local library.
**   Many bookstores (including the Penn State Bookstore) offer buy-back opportunities for used text books.