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On average it takes 20 million trees per year to print books sold just in the U.S. Paper mills widely contribute to excessive CO2 emissions. Textbooks largely contribute to the 40% of paper products found in landfills which convert into hazardous methane as they degrade. College students purchase about a tree per year in textbooks Purchasing your textbooks will not only burn a hole in your pocket, but it will also destroy the environment. According to the Green Press Initiative, over the past three years the U.S. book publishing industry has consumed an average of 20 million trees per year to print books sold in just the U.S alone. Publishing companies have become a top contributor to the destruction of forests world wide. “The global impact of this is rather mind-boggling,” says For instance, if a publisher sells a million copies of a 250-page book it will take 12,000 trees just to produce the necessary amount of books for this one title. By producing new editions of Textbooks every year publishers are destroying the environment to fatten their pockets. Just think about the amount of trees killed to produce enough textbooks for every student at every college & University. It gets worse… The Green Press Initiative estimates that nearly 40% of the materials found in landfills are paper products. As this paper degrades, it produces methane—a greenhouse gas with 21 times the heat trapping power of carbon dioxide that eats away at our atmosphere. Each time a student buys a new book they are contributing to these numbers. It’s time to make a difference. is working together with students and organizations to help improve our environment. Buying used textbooks helps keep books in circulation and ensures that one less new book will need to be printed this year. In addition, for every used book a student buys reduces their enviromental impact. Together we can make a difference, one book at a time.

Our small family-run online bookstore is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Since 1998 Abella has worked to provide a superb online book-selling service. At we value your patronage, our goal is to provide a superior online buying experience that will make you want to shop with us again. With unbeatable customer service and unheard of prices make your one-stop-shop for all of your textbook and leisure reading needs.

Abella Books New and Used K12 K-12 College Student Textbooks At Discount Prices
Buying, Selling, and Trading student text books. Huge discounts compared with other online marketplaces on the textbook you need for class. Our independent bookstore marketplace also offers other scholarly books, journals, study guides, and general stock at tremendous savings.

Why It Might Be A Killer

Abella Books, is among the nation’s oldest, and largest buyers and sellers of New, Used, reconditioned, pre-owned K-12 and college student textbooks. As a result, purchasing your pre-owned textbooks has never been easier. We have nearly doubled the size of our textbook inventory to provide you with unparalleled access to the highest quality pre-owned textbooks at cheap discount prices.


Author : Charly Zaks

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