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Petitioning Borders CFO Mark Bierley and 2 others

Tell Borders to Stop Throwing Away Books and Donate Them Instead


Borders, the national book chain, is closing 200 of its Waldenbooks locations this month and employees report that unsold books in the stores will be torn up and thrown away.

Beyond being environmentally offensive it seems unconscionable that Borders would choose to destroy books rather than donate them to schools, libraries and educational nonprofits facing funding shortfalls.

In this tough economic moment Borders could choose to help communities across the country by donating their unwanted books.

Send a letter to Borders CEO Ron Marshall asking him to reverse the decision to throw away perfectly new books instead of providing them to schools, libraries and educational programs.

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This petition was delivered to:
  • Borders CFO
    Mark Bierley
  • Borders Senior VP, Marketing
    Arthur Keeney
  • Borders Board Chairman
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