Better World Books

Better World Books

Online Bookstore.

Information, communication & technology | United States of America | Access to Education |

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Better World Books collects and sells books online to fund literacy initiatives worldwide. With more than two million new and used titles in stock Better World Books is a triple bottom line company that balances the social economic and environmental values of its stakeholders. Since its founding in 2002 the Mishawaka Ind. based company has raised over $8 million for its non profit literacy partners diverted more than 33 million books from landfills achieved over 3000 tons of carbon offsets through carbon neutral shipping and created more than 200 well paying jobs with full benefits.


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Information, communication & technology Other Legal Structure Operating 201 - 500 employees

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Mishawaka, Indiana United States of America


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Last Update: Nov 20, 2017 11:25 p.m.

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Tweet from Better World Books: #FactFriday Posted Fri May 18 2:00 pm

Tweet from Better World Books: During this week in 2011, Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen topped the fiction best sellers! Posted Thu May 17 2:00 pm

Tweet from Better World Books: Time is running out to apply for our 2018 Literacy Grants. Applications close on the 31st of May. Visit… Posted Wed May 16 2:00 pm

Tweet from Better World Books: @xmayamt For an updated location please email Posted Tue May 15 1:28 pm

Tweet from Better World Books: @StuartLock Please be sure to escalate your ticket so we may review. Posted Tue May 15 1:28 pm

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Going Even Greener – Happy St. Patrick’s Day! - Published Thu Mar 15 11:24 am

Better World Books Surpasses 75 Million Books Sold! - Published Thu Feb 8 12:59 pm

Welcome to the all-new Better World Books Experience! - Published Thu Nov 16 6:20 am

Wordsworth at ALA! - Published Thu Jun 22 12:14 pm

Reading on the Go at Union Station Lending Library - Published Mon Feb 27 3:44 pm