Books Special Instructions Return government-owned books to the LBNL Library. Email [email protected] for more information. The library accepts donations if it isn’t a government owned and you’re looking to find a new home for it. Cleaning out your space? Large office and lab cleanups typically require extra recycling and waste containers. The Facilities Work Request Center (x6274) will arrange for extra trash and recycling containers. Property will coordinate salvage hopper delivery and removal. Please refer to cleanup.lbl.gov for more information. Ways to Reduce Check Out from the Library Take advantage of our library and check out books. Checking out books, instead of buying them brand-new, saves paper and keeps more old books out of landfills. Did You Know? The Environmental Impact of Books Two billion books are purchased annually in the United States. Keep in mind that one tree makes only about 25 books.