‘Tis’ the season to be gifting! With the festivities come family celebrations, games, food, more food, and of course gifts waiting under the tree.
Whether you’re shopping for 50 people or just one loved one, it’s becoming increasingly important to shop sustainably. Gift something that not only they will love, but that the planet will love too. Read our guide to sustainable gifting this Christmas and beyond.
In preparations for World Book Day on the 3rd of March, we’ve been searching far and wide for costume inspiration! For a World Book Day that’s less-than-ordinary, and perhaps slightly emptier pockets than usual, what better time to do-it-yourself?! Check out the fantastic sustainable costumes below.
Sustainable costumes for World Book Day can be made from all sorts around the house. You don’t need to be an expert sewing machinist or professional crafter. Gather the cardboard boxes from your latest deliveries, old felt from the kids’ activity sets, Cotton wool, toilet roll tubes, old sheets and poster paints, scissors, glue and eco-glitter… cut up and rework tired clothing into a brilliant new creation!
At World of Books, we were founded on an ethos to do good, help charities, and protect the planet; it’s what we’re all about. Because of this, the journey of a book can be a wild one!
We source our collection from a number of places. Last year, we made payments of £1.4 million to our charity partners who provide us with many of our books. We use book banks and our customers can even trade in their used books using our Ziffit service. This is our circular economy in action.
From beginning to end, our books go on quite a journey. It’s our job to make sure that their next chapter makes a meaningful and sustainable impact.
As a used bookseller, we really do find that buying used books is the way to go. Our seven reasons below are a great starting point for getting to know World of Books and realising how great a used book can be. Continue Reading