MoneyMagpie loves a spring clean. But before you get rid of your junk, please read this article. Here are 10 ways you can make money with your trash, from empty boxes to selling laptops. Take a look around and make some extra cash.
Sell your old laptopSell used aluminium cansSell you old sofas onlineRecycle old ink cartridgesMake some money selling empty boxesSell all your old phonesRecycle old phonesSell all your booksSell any Cassette tapesSell the old CDs
Your old laptop can be sold
You can sell your old computers and laptops to get some of your money back. Cash in Your Gadgets can even arrange for a pick-up slot. You just need to give them the serial number and condition of your device and they will provide you with a quote. You can still get money even if your device is damaged.
Get rid of your aluminum cans
You don’t have to give up your cans of coke if you like them. While it’s easier to throw your cans in the recycle, if you collect them, you get a little extra. Think Cans is a great place to start – it can direct you to the nearest can recycling center.
You can sell your sofa online
It’s the worst thing people can do. If it’s in good condition, why not sell it online? Websites like gumtree and Facebook marketplace are great places to start.
Recycle ink cartridges
You’ll be able to tell how costly it is to purchase a printer if you still own one. What if I said that you could make money reselling your empty cartridges? This service is offered by The Recycling Factory. Simply enter your ink cartridge type and they’ll give you an estimate of how much you could make.
You can make money by selling empty boxes
This article will discuss how to make money from your designer boxes. People are increasingly looking for old designer bags and boxes to use as interior decor or backdrops for photos. Check out the article to see if you can make any money.
Your old consoles of games can be sold
You probably have an old console sitting around collecting dust, if you want to stay up-to-date with the latest technology. MusicMagpie and other sites will buy your consoles. If they are in great working order, you can get a good amount.
Recycle old phones
Old phones, just like consoles and laptops, can fetch a few extra pounds. You probably have spares if you upgrade your phone every few years. With mobile networks or providers* such as giffgaff, you can recycle your phone and make some extra cash.
Resell old books
This article will help you decide whether to donate your books to charity or recycle them. There might be a first edition in your library. If so, don’t just give them away. You might also be able to sell your old textbooks on the university’s buy and sale page.
Sell your Cassette tapes
Perhaps you are doing a spring clean and have a few old cassettes lying around. Don’t toss them, but price them up! These old cassettes could be valuable with 90s nostalgia returning. Check out our guide on cassettes.
Sell your old CDs
While some people are now streaming online, others still have the ability to make money with CDs. This article will show you the top places to sell CDs and the biggest sellers.
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