If you have some glasses you do not use anymore and are not one of your favourites then give them to Vision Aid Overseas. All you have to do is leave them at most UK optician branches and they will send them onto the developing world. For CD’s and DVD’s the best place to give them is The Royal National Institute for the Blind as they can raise £50 per 100 CD’s or DVD’s donated.
If you have broken watches, or damaged jewellery then Marie Curie Cancer Care will recycle them for cash. For electronic goods the ‘Rethink Recycling Appeal’ collects old mobile phones, DVDs, laptops, electric toothbrushes, printer cartridges, cameras, torches, power tools and other electric devices for reuse and recycling, and then allows you to donate the money they make to a charity of your choice.
If you have a load of old textbooks…
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