Category Archives: Media

Reduce, Reuse, and Rejoice

Cute Christmas crafts can be made with the kids in 30 minutes or less using items you have around the house like light bulbs, CDs, and last years greeting cards. Penguin ornament: http://familycrafts.about.com/od/penguincrafts/ss/lbpenguin.htm CD photo ornament: http://familycrafts.about.com/od/cdcrafts/a/CDPhotoOrnament.htm Gift tags: http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/greetingcards/a/blgcardtags.htm

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Go Green and Recycle Old Media

When Santa brings you a new video gaming system, what do you do with those old video games?  How about all those tapes and CD’s when you finally go completely digital with your music and movies?  Here is an online, … Continue reading

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Give DVDs for Deserving Veterans

DVDS4VETS Today we salute our American Veterans! Here’s an easy way you can show your appreciation for a Veteran’s service, by donating movies you no longer watch or new movies you don’t want to keep. Local VA facilities across America … Continue reading

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Share Your Music with the Troops

MUSIC FOR TROOPS Original artists can upload music for U.S. troops at home and away from home to enjoy while serving our country in the military. There are three ways to give the gift of music: complete the online web … Continue reading

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Online Collectors pay for old records

GLOBAL E-COMMERCE MEGA MARKETPLACE Over 30,000 participating stores, dealers, and collectors from around the world take part in this Global e-Commerce Mega Marketplace. GEMM provides an online forum to sell your records, CDs, books, videos, memorabilia and other collectibles, for … Continue reading

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Swap a CD or Two

SWAP A CD Swap A CD is an easy way to change up your music collection. Swap with other club members and get new music and movies mailed directly to you. Swap A CD is the sister site to Paperback … Continue reading

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Council of the Blind thrift stores take common household items

AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND Thrift stores operated by the American Council of the Blind will accept your common household items and put them to good use, helping visually impaired people. From their website, their mission is: The American Council of the … Continue reading

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Recycle CDs, DVDs, Cassettes for CASH

Need a little extra cash?  Got old media? Most of us have DVDs and VHS movies we’re tired of watching – AND, extra CDs that long ago got transferred to our I-Pods – even antiquated floppy disks and cassette tapes. Here … Continue reading

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Cash is king for common collections

At Think Outside The Bin, we love to promote Social Recycling to “Help Your Neighbor…Help Your Earth”. Many household cast-aways are great candidates for Social Recycling, as the most responsible way to pass on those items.  But we also understand … Continue reading

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Saving the Planet 1.44 MB at a Time

FLOPPY DISK Floppy Disk plans to “Save the Planet 1.44 MB at a Time” by recycling your old floppy diskettes that have little use in today’s technology. If you have more than 500 disks to recycle, you can earn 2 … Continue reading

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