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What are some ways to dispose of old hardback and paperback textbooks dating bac

  1. Tom Vogler profile image80
    Tom Voglerposted 5 years ago

    What are some ways to dispose of old hardback and paperback textbooks dating back some 20-25 years?

  2. MickS profile image72
    MickSposted 5 years ago

    Is it really neccessary to get rid of them?  Some things go out of date, but certain principles are constant.  Before I retired in 2009, I was an practical Engineer, In my work I used Machinery's Handbook, it was the same one that my dad used before me, it dated to 1934.  The laws for picking, and using, an index plate on the back of a mill are still the same.  There was also the little Zeus that every practical engineer has, with it's tables, etc. a formulae and drill sizes are valid today as they were twenty years ago, as are the principals of maths, the laws of pythagoras are still the laws of pythagaras, trig, still works the same way.
    Try online auctions, junk and charity shops, boot sales, the local schools.

  3. Stina Caxe profile image87
    Stina Caxeposted 5 years ago

    I have bought tons of books on ebay.  I have hundreds of books I need to get rid of too, but I do want to hang on to my favorites and the ones full of useful info.

  4. peachpurple profile image82
    peachpurpleposted 5 years ago

    you can either donate them to 2nd hand bookshop , donate to the children's home or sell them to recycle shops. In Malaysia, everyday, we ahev a"Karang Guni" man calling out for home makers to sell old books, newspapers to him. He weighs by kilograms and pay homemakers. 1kg = 0.04 cents. Here is how homemakers get to save some money.

 
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