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Ethical Book Search

Find a book from a responsible book seller for delivery in the UK

We search Better World Books, Blackwell's, Books Etc., ebooks, Hive, Oxfam and World of Books for the book you want.

These booksellers are not perfect but have much better records than many of their competitors. They have all scored 10 or higher in Ethical Consumer's Product Guide which surveys the social and environmental records of these companies, and many appear in Ethical Revolution's top 10 ethical booksellers.

More information about the booksellers

Better World Books

Better World Books is a certified B-Corporation based in the US and sells both new and second hand books. It is a for-profit social enterprise and is committed to supporting literacy. Every time you purchase a book from Better World Books they donate a book to someone in need and they also give grants to non-profits and libraries for literacy projects. They scored very highly in Ethical Consumer's guide to book sellers

Blackwell's

Blackwell's is a UK based academic book seller with around 40 stores in addition to it's online operation. It appeared in Ethical Revolution's top 10 ethical book sellers and scored reasonably well in Ethical Consumer's guide to book sellers.

Books Etc.

BOOKS etc is a UK online business that is based in Aldershot, Hampshire. It was rated highly in in Ethical Revolution's top 10 ethical book sellers and scored reasonably well in Ethical Consumer's guide to book sellers.

ebooks

ebooks is an independent ebook retailer that was rated very highly in the Ethical Consumer's guide to book sellers.

Hive

Hive is a UK based online book store which provides some support to independent high street book stores. It was rated highly in in Ethical Revolution's top 10 ethical book sellers and scored reasonably well in Ethical Consumer's guide to book sellers.

Oxfam

Oxfam is a charity dedicated to ending poverty across the world.

World of Books

World of Books is based in Sussex and sells second-hand books. They have a particular focus on sustainability and the circular economy. It is a certified B-Corporation, which commits the company to these goals. It scored very highly in Ethical Consumer's guide to book sellers.