Why you should visit Better World Books
The Online Bookstore with a Soul. Better World Books uses the power of business to change the world. They collect and sell books online to donate books and fund literacy initiatives worldwide. With more than 8 million new and used titles in stock, they’re a self-sustaining, triple-bottom-line company that creates social, economic and environmental value for all their stakeholders.
All books are available with free shipping worldwide. And in case you're concerned about your eco-footprint, every order shipped from Mishawaka is carbon balanced with Green-e Climate certified offsets from 3Degrees, a leading green power and carbon balancing services firm.
Here’s the best part: In addition to selling new titles, Better World Books supports book drives and collects used books and textbooks through a network of over 2,300 college campuses and partnerships with over 3,000 libraries nationwide. So far, the company has converted more than 117 million books into over $15 million in funding for literacy and education. In the process, they’ve also diverted more than 73,000 tons of books from landfills.
Because Better World Books believe that most every book has lasting value and the potential to help change the world, they see their job as helping to find new homes for unwanted books. Thus far, Better World Books donated over 10 million books to partner programs around the world. Their three primary literacy partners are Books for Africa, Room to Read, and the National Center for Families Learning. Good company, no doubt.
Every book purchased from Better World Books contributes to individual literacy throughout the world and the potential for a better life. That's why they're so passionate about trying to offer the best price, selection, customer service, and overall shopping experience.