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2019-05-15 22:02:56

Garbage collectors in Turkey opened a library full of discarded books headed for a landfill

A garbage collector reads a book in a library created by the municipal employees by collecting thrown-out books at the Cankaya district of Ankara on January 9, 2018.DEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images

Garbage collectors in Turkey have opened a library from all the discarded books that were Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause.The library was initially intended to be used solely by employees and their families, but as interest grew, it officially opened to the public.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

The saying goes, One man's trash is another man's treasure, and garbage collectors in Turkey have truly taken that phrase to heart. In the country's capital of Ankara, they have opened a library composed of discarded books headed for landfills.

Çankaya Belediyesi/Facebook

Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially intended to be used solely by employees and their families, but as interest grew, it officially opened to the public.

Read more: 20 of the most beautiful libraries in the world

The library, hosted in a former brick factory, now houses over 25,000 fiction and nonfiction works, sorted into 17 categories. It's a great spot for sanitation workers of the Çankaya district of Ankara to take a break.

Çankaya Belediyesi/Facebook

Following the success of the library, workers have converted a garbage truck into a small mobile library to bring books they collected to nearby schools and other district libraries.

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Garbage collectors in Turkey have opened a library from all the discarded books that were  Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially intended to be used solely by employees and their families, but as interest grew, it officially opened to the public. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The saying goes, One man's trash is another man's treasure, and garbage collectors in Turkey have truly taken that phrase to heart. In the country's capital of Ankara, they have opened a library composed of discarded books headed for landfills. Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially intended to be used solely by employees and their families, but as interest grew, it officially opened to the public. Read more: 20 of the most beautiful libraries in the world The library, hosted in a former brick factory, now houses over 25,000 fiction and nonfiction works, sorted into 17 categories. It's a great spot for sanitation workers of the Çankaya district of Ankara to take a break. Following the success of the library, workers have converted a garbage truck into a small mobile library to bring books they collected to nearby schools and other district libraries.

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Garbage collectors in Turkey opened a library full of discarded books headed for a landfill

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Garbage collectors in Turkey have opened a library from all the discarded books that were  Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially intended to be used solely by employees and their families, but as interest grew, it officially opened to the public. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The saying goes, One man's trash is another man's treasure, and garbage collectors in Turkey have truly taken that phrase to heart. In the country's capital of Ankara, they have opened a library composed of discarded books headed for landfills. Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially intended to be used solely by employees and their families, but as interest grew, it officially opened to the public. Read more: 20 of the most beautiful libraries in the world The library, hosted in a former brick factory, now houses over 25,000 fiction and nonfiction works, sorted into 17 categories. It's a great spot for sanitation workers of the Çankaya district of Ankara to take a break. Following the success of the library, workers have converted a garbage truck into a small mobile library to bring books they collected to nearby schools and other district libraries.

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