Paper recycling is a fitting endeavor for an academic library. A literature review and a feasibility study revealed that the benefits can include reduced costs to the university, librarians' involvement in a cooperative campus-wide project and improved staff morale throughout the library.
Fisher, Jack R. and Yontz, Elaine
"Paper Recycling and Academic Libraries,"
Georgia Library Quarterly:
1, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/vol44/iss1/4