Books and Magazines

= Tucson Clean & Beautiful Member/Partner
  • 1st Rate 2nd Hand Thrift Store
    Donated items are sold, recycled, or reallocated to other nonprofit organizations providing material and support to low-income seniors, affordable housing options, homeless, and others in need. Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona.
  • ACEND Charitable Recycling, Inc.
    Accepts books and magazines, metal items, and many other items for reuse or recycling, in support of community assistance programs.
    (520) 243-3224
  • Alliance Book Company, Apache Junction, AZ Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Accepts school texts (hard/soft cover) which are sold or donated to school systems and other organizations. Unusable books are recycled. Pick-up service available in Tucson and statewide.
    (480) 649-2715
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  • Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Buys, sells and trades books, audiobooks, comics, CDs, records, tapes, videos, video games, CD ROMs and software.
  • Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Buys, sells and trades books, audiobooks, comics, CDs, records, tapes, videos, video games, CD ROMs and software.
  • Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Buys, sells and trades books, audiobooks, comics, CDs, records, tapes, videos, video games, CD ROMs and software.
  • Broadway Babies Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Buys, sells, and trades a variety of gently used baby clothing, furniture, toys, gifts and accessories.
  • Charlie's Comic Books
    Buys, sells, and trades used comic books; unwanted books also accepted for donation to local non-profit organizations.
  • City of Tucson Los Reales Landfill Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    (Enter at Los Reales Rd. and Craycroft Rd. - south of I-10) - Accepts small quantities of automotive and household batteries (except disposable alkaline) from households free of charge at ABOP disposal area (Commercial hazardous waste not accepted). Open Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Household Hazardous Waste items accepted Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Also hosts a Neighborhood Recycling Center, for free recycling dropoff during business hours.
    The City of Tucson is a TCB Program Partner.
  • Clements Center at Lincoln Park (Ward 4) Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Open as of Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Poinciana Dr. is east from Pantano Rd. between Escalante Rd. and Irvington Rd.) - Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • Country Fair White Elephant Shop Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Accepts working appliances, antiques and collectibles, cameras, clothing, computers, furniture, housewares, hardware, jewelry and toys. Merchandise offered for resale with proceeds to benefit schools and community organizations.
  • Deseret Industries
    Accepts books and magazines, CDs and videos, clothing and household items, furniture and equipment for resale in the thrift store.
  • Eastside City Hall (Ward 2) Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Site open as of Friday, June 23, 2017 (replaces Udall Park recycling center which is now closed). North side of Speedway Blvd., 1 block east of Prudence Rd. - Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • El Rio Health Center Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Accepts children's books and magazines as well as books for preteens, teens and adults.
  • Friends of the Pima County Public Library
    Accepts books for the Friends of the Library fund-raiser. Proceeds from the sale help fund special Pima County Public Library projects.
  • Golden Goose Thrift Shop Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Accepts donations of a variety of used items for resale in the thrift store, with proceeds supporting a variety of community services.
    TCB Member.
  • Good Threads Boutique
    A Goodwill Boutique; books in good condition accepted. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts books. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
    Accepts working appliances, clothing, furniture, housewares, computers and electronics, CDs, DVDs, books, bicycles, art and antiques. Items offered for resale in thrift store.
  • Literacy Connects Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Accepts books for children and adults for literacy programs.
  • Mansfield Park Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    (West side of 4th Ave. one block south of Grant) - Ward 3 designated Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • Miracle Center Thrift
    Accepts a large variety of sellable goods including clothing, furniture, books and CDs, household goods, etc. All proceeds of items sold at Miracle Center Thrift Store go to funding transitional programs for adults in overwhelming life circumstances.
  • Miracle Center Thrift Stores
    Accepts a large variety of sellable goods including clothing, furniture, books and CDs, household goods, etc. All proceeds of items sold at Miracle Center Thrift Store go to funding transitional programs for adults in overwhelming life circumstances.
  • Mostly Books
    Sells and trades used books and audiobooks. Sells greeting cards made with recycled paper.
  • New Boston Fine and Rare Books
    Specializes in pre-1960 books, magazines, art, ephemera, and photographs. Items that cannot be sold or reused are donated to a non-profit organization.
    (520) 395-1363
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  • Patrick K. Hardesty Midtown Multi-Service Center Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    (West side of Alvernon Way just north of 22nd St.) - Ward 6 designated Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • Pima County Ajo Landfill
    (Operated by Tucson Recycling & Waste Services) - Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to noon, except holidays. Materials accepted vary by location. Please call or visit online for updated information.
  • Pima County Catalina Transfer Station
    (Operated by Tucson Recycling & Waste Services) - Accepts automotive and household batteries (except disposable alkaline) at ABOP disposal area. Monday through Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays.
  • Pima County Public Library Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    The library system has numerous books, brochures, and videos on composting. The video Home Composting in the Desert produced by Tucson Organic Gardeners is available. The public library system provides free book loan to all residents of Pima County, with branch locations countywide.
  • Pima County Ryan Field Transfer Station
    (operated by Tucson Recycling & Waste Services) - Accepts automotive and household batteries (except disposable alkaline) at ABOP disposal area. Thursday through Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays.
  • Pima County Sahuarita Transfer Station
    (Operated by Tucson Recycling & Waste Services) - Accepts automotive and household batteries (except disposable alkaline) at ABOP disposal area. Monday through Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays.
  • R-Galaxy Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Buys and sells used comics, CDs, greeting cards, videos and toys.
  • Saguaro Paperback Exchange
  • The Book Stop
  • The Shyann Kindness Project
    Accepts gently used bicycles, books and magazines for children, musical instruments, sporting goods, toys and other items for use in gift packages for children living in stressful/poverty situations.
    (520) 749-4021
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  • Treasures 4 Teachers of Tucson
    Accepts gently used office supplies, craft materials, books, and other items. Collected items are provided free or at a low cost to educators to be used to enable success in their classrooms. Also accepts a variety of other materials including film canisters and other household items that can be repurposed in classroom activities. Volunteer-run organization working to save education and the environment.
  • Tucson Fire Station 15 Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Opens on Friday, June 23, 2017. (West side of Mission Rd. south of Silverlake Rd., behind Fire Station 15) - replaces the Kennedy Park recycling center which has closed. - Ward 1 designated Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • Ward 5 Council Office Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    (West side of Park Ave. between Ajo Way and Fair St.) - Operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, drink boxes.
  • World Care Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Accepts books, computers, and durable medical equipment. Does not accept CRT TVs or CRT computer monitors.