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The Guardian

Turning over an old leaf: book-swapping websites could provide a solution for the eco-aware reader

Green sweep: Oliver Bennett recycles his books

10 of the best ... money saving sites

Forget money, pay with your skill (PDF)

The sweet smell of freedom: Hadley Freeman embraces the many joys of getting something for nothing

Gifts that keep on giving

50 ways to get into financial shape

Is this the death knell for cash and cards?

Free and easy? Ben Child has a go at getting something for nothing

Campaign of the week: ReadItSwapIt

Web watch

The Times

A novel way to reduce costs

Oh, lovely ... now how can I get rid of them?

The click

No need to pulp fiction

Swapping blows

Her word: Jeanette Winterstone

Chapter and verse of online book swaps

The Independent

ReadItSwapIt is number 7 in the 50 great ideas of the 21st century

Put your cash away: Bartering is back

The Daily Telegraph

When Santa gets it wrong

What to do with unwanted Christmas gifts

50 Swapping is the new shopping, and it can save you £££££

How to be greener


Book clubs go online

BBC1 Breakfast News interview

BBC Radio Newcastle interview

BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire interview

The Mirror

Free for all

Go online... and see what's for free

The Sun

Swap till you drop on the net

Other coverage:

Sunday Herald: Nation of swappers on the rise as credit crisis tightens belts

The Evening Standard: Smart guide to budget London

Ham & High: No longer on the shelf - new homes for your old books

The Motley Fool: Save money by being green

Radio 2: Miles Mendoza's website of the Day

The Online Book Swapping takes off

Isle of Man Today: Book swap shop hits internet ReadItSwapIt saves book lovers £350,000

104-106 3 FM: Andrew is interviewed on Isle of Man radio

Irish News (PDF): Second-hand reads are new holy grail

The Newsletter (PDF): Neil turns novel idea into website winner

Green Bloggers: The Green Movement gets behind ReadItSwapIt

Aesthetica Magazine (PDF): Contemporary writing, art and music magazine features ReadItSwapIt

Later in Life: ReadItSwapIt is great later in life

Permaculture News: ReadItSwapIt is green

Families Online: London families discover ReadItSwapIt

Christian Science Monitor: Avid Readers swap their books online

CBS News: CBS News investigates online swapping

USA Today: USA Today compares top book swap sites

Epigram: ReadItSwapIt is "good for the students' wallets"

The Telegraph: ReadItSwapIt is good news for readers

Limited Edition: Midlands magazine recommends ReadItSwapIt

BookLore: ReadItSwapIt is a great website

Booklore: Book lovers love ReadItSwapIt

The Motley Fool: ReadItSwapIt saves you money

Treehugger: ReadItSwapIt is a great way to recycle books

ReadySteadyBook: Literary blog backs ReadItSwapIt

Primary Resources: ReadItSwapIt is good news for primary school teachers

Grownup Green: ReadItSwapIt is an ethical way to move on gifts

East of the Web: Short story writers discuss ReadItSwapIt

Waste Prevention & Recycling: ReadItSwapIt makes recycling books easy

Birmingham Words: Birmingham's readers and writers get behind ReadItSwapIt

Hippy Shopper: Green book lovers love ReadItSwapIt

Belfast Telegraph: ReadItSwapIt kicks off book swapping trend in the UK

UK Indymedia: ReadItSwapIt makes headlines at Christmas

Librarian and Information Science News: ReadItSwapIt provides libraries with new way to recycle old books

Crouch End Times: ReadItSwapIt is a "gem of a site"


Organisations that are helping to spread the word about ReadItSwapIt

The National Literacy Trust Friends of the Earth Women's Environment Network
Lets Recycle London Bookcrossing group Waste Aware Scotland
Leep Recycling The Book Bag Resurgence Magazine
RecycleNow BookLore Arts Council England
Christian Cambridge RecycleNow Edinburgh Council
Solihull Council and libraries Rutland Library Service Tameside Council
Hertsmere Council (PDF) Birmingham Council Brentwood Council
Hounslow Council Stockport Council Harrow Council
Coventry Council F.E. Regional Support Centres University of Huddersfield (MS Word)
The Higher Education Academy UK Home Educators Zen Internet Service Provider
York Residents Against Incineration Nomensa technology agency ZeroFootprint