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Locations marked with a "*" are run by the County of Santa Barbara, creators of LessIsMore.org.
Follett Educational Services
1433 Internationale Parkway Woodbridge, IL
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
This company buys and sells used textbooks 10 years old or less geared towards primary and secondary grade levels. Donors may call the firm, send the firm a list of used textbooks, or enter a list of books, using the International Standard Book Number (ISBN). The firm will then review the list and/or have a company representative in your area schedule a visit to assess the value of the used textbooks. The donor can then choose to receive credit towards the purchase of other books or cash. Used textbooks that do not have a market value will be recycled in an environmentally responsible manner. Each used textbook that is accepted undergoes a rigorous inspection and is reconditioned to ensure 100 percent customer satisfaction. For hardcover books, the company has the following acceptance criteria: book covers should have no peeling or wear and tear exposing no more than the size of a pencil eraser; Books cannot have any evidence of water damage discoloration, or wrinkles. Books in the following types of condition and with the following characteristics will not be accepted: books containing profanity/obscenities;books with torn,ripped,or missing pages; books containing excessive writing and highlighting; ripped or torn pages that cannot easily be repaired with transparent tape; and books missing the title and copyright page.