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dorothee
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April 23, 2014 - 7:11 pm

Hey,

I’ve been following the blog for over a year now and 2 weeks ago I finally decided to borrow the book at the library in New York only to find out that they just started to cover the books in plastic. I’m kinda disappointed, it is totally new and I was wondering if anyone did something on this subject.

Thanks!

Dorothee

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Beth Terry
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July 16, 2014 - 11:09 am

I learned shortly after the book came out that all the libraries were doing this. As far as I know, no one has come up with a plastic-free solution for protecting the book. Here’s what I wrote about it at the time:

/2012/06/when-a-plastic-free-book-is-covered-in-plastic/

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dorothee
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July 16, 2014 - 12:58 pm

Thanks for taking the time to answer. It was actually the only time it was wrapped, since then I haven’t seen any. I guess it good news

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