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Topic # 107430 11-Aug-2012 14:31 Send private message

Do you you guys normally do with these. They hold no value to me now, Trademe $1 reserve didn't get rid of them. Would libraries take them?

Seems terrible to just take them to the dump.

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  Reply # 671070 11-Aug-2012 16:03 Send private message

Put them in my recycle bin.

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  Reply # 671080 11-Aug-2012 16:20 Send private message

Yep - recycle bin. It is a shame, but no one wants em. Libraries won't take them, and if they do they'll dump them fairly quickly as they won't get taken out/used.

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  Reply # 671116 11-Aug-2012 18:10 Send private message

My boss is convinced the library will take all our old A+/MCSE books (some never used).... keep telling him they wont but he holds onto them to take to the library...




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  Reply # 671236 11-Aug-2012 23:22 Send private message

Salvation Army op shops etc, whatever is close by.

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  Reply # 671396 12-Aug-2012 14:11 Send private message

Be lucky if they want them as well.... those op shops seem to be really picky about what they take these days, if its over 5 years old theyre generally not interested...




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  Reply # 671407 12-Aug-2012 14:39 Send private message

xpd: Be lucky if they want them as well.... those op shops seem to be really picky about what they take these days, if its over 5 years old theyre generally not interested...

Maybe it depends on the operator. Salvation Army appear to have a policy of accepting anything and everything in working order. I dropped off a ton of assorted books etc just recently.

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