Getting rid of books: method two, use the library

Following the Jonah Lehrer scandal of 2012, I suddenly had some books I no longer wanted:

As I mentioned in this post, I am not the biggest fan of throwing stuff out when there are better options regarding getting rid of stuff and decluttering. This partly explains why I owned a copy of ‘The Story of Stuff’. (As a side note my friend Jing gave me ‘Cradle to Cradle’ for my birthday one year and it is such an interesting concept!)

These white boxes exist in the part of Copenhagen where my parents live. They may not look like much but here’s how they work: They are owned by the library and the idea is that you can leave unwanted books in the hopes that someone else will come by and give them a home. As we all know, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure:

Here’s a link (it’s in Danish), which gives you the following locations:

Du kan finde bogbørsen her:

  • I Ordrup (Ordrup Park ved Morescovej og Ordupvej)
  • I Jægersborg (På Ibstrup Torv for enden af Jægersborg Allé)
  • I Hellerup (på det grønne område mellem Ahlmanns Allé og Duntzfelts Allé)
  • I Vangede (ved Dan Turèlls Plads) 
  • I Dyssegård (ved Dyssegårdsskolen)

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