Octopus donates to Healthy Planet

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 15:10 Octopus Publishing Group has agreed to donate books to new charity venture Books For Free. The green initiative is an arm of charity Healthy Planet, which sets up pop-up shops in areas across the country and gives away books to the public which would otherwise be pulped and put in landfill. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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