Ailsa sent me an email. She wrote “I work in a GP practice and have been looking for a way to dispose of old medical text books.
Do you have any ideas?”
Kate, who describes herself as a tinkerer, mender and recycler suggested:
@myzerowaste Surely someone enthusiastic about medical history would add them to their library?
— Kate’s CountrySkills (@CountrySkills) May 26, 2015
Elisabeth, who is interested in sustainability, design and positivity had several suggestions:
Sanne from Sweden agreed – she wrote:
— Sanne (@Sanne_skriver) May 26, 2015
PetitMew; who is one of the UK’s most influential female gamers shared THIS beauty!
Over on Facebook, our community were hard at it with their suggestions:
Rxk Boland suggested donating them to a libary or trainee medical school, adding “They’d be great for research and historical value.”
Mandy asked “Are they worth advertising on Freecycle?”
Lyn suggested selling to an Antiquarian bookshop or on eBay.
Ruth agreed, adding “Lots of Antiquarian bookshops in University towns would probably be interested.”
What about you? It’s easy to send novels to the charity shop, but what about specialist books like old medical text books?