Source: Seattle Business, September 2011. Thrift Recycling Management was profiled in Seattle Business. The company is the largest used-book retailer in the country with revenues of $27 million. The company began selling titles online in 2004 in an effort to reduce the number of books that end up in landfills. QuestMark Partners of Baltimore invested $8.5 million in the company in January of this year and it has recently acquired four other companies. The company began as a rescue operation for books that weren’t being recycled.