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Subject: A place to recycle scientific journals and other magazines
Date Posted: 9/12/2010 2:59 PM ET
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There is an American organization called Bridge to Asia that will accept scientific or medical (and some other) journals and textbooks to send to libraries in China and elsewhere that can't afford their own subscriptions.  The amount you spend on postage (media rate, natch) to ship them boxes of journals is tax-deductible, as is a nominal value per issue.  But be aware that they want long runs of issues, not single volumes.  Get this, though - they will take National Geographic!  So do something good for your attic as well as the environment, and circulate the knowledge in those journals when you have finished with them.  There is a list of accepted magazines/journals on their website.


Date Posted: 10/21/2010 7:51 PM ET
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Thanks. I am giving this on to the library at my university. They regularly weed out their shelves and not all books are taken by students and staff when offered for free.

Date Posted: 11/2/2010 11:36 AM ET
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You can also donate magazines to nursing homes, hospitals, or gyms.