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Im cleaning my office and i've got several old software CDs that I want to get rid of. These are older versions of accounting software. Whats the best or good way to dispose of these things? Or can I just toss them in the garbage can?
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There are recycling centers - you just have to look in the town you live in for them. It is best not to just toss them into the trash - as they end up in landfills and don't break down. You can use a shredder if it can take CDs. You should also erase what is on them if it is personal information and/or scratching the shiny surface with a hard brush to prevent it from being read. I think you can use sandpaper for that as well.
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Our school here uses them in science projects to make stuff like cars that run on rubber bands (the CDS are the "wheels").............

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Ok thanks, I'll check those out. It's probably too late for school stuff now but I'll look into the recycling centers.
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I just put them through my shredder and they get picked up with all the other recycling.

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I've used old CDs as art deco-crafts and hot glued them together to make shapes.

If you post them to www.freecycle.com (find the local group in your area) and put an ad out that you have them someone might want them for crafts or some other use. Often pre-schools can use them.

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I give all my old programs / CDís to the Salvation Army - Who knows, maybe itís just was somebody needs, and there quite happy working with a version that is a few years old and for sure, at a more than affordable price!
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Thats a great idea except these particular ones are the accountants version of accounting software so I'm not sure I could do that.

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