[JPL] Promo CD sales / disposal question

John M. Reilly bosstix at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 15 14:39:22 EDT 2008


Hi,

There is a company based in Maine called NorthWinds
Digital Reclamation Services.  Last I heard they were
charging $10.00 per hundred to dispose of Cd's/DVDs
and other digital media(laser discs,etc.) They can be
reached at northwindsdr at yahoo.com.

Regards,

John

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> 
> OK, regardless of the merits of this case it brings
> up a question for 
> JPL'ers I've been longing to ask and it can be a
> touchy subject.  What 
> DO you do with all the CDs you receive that you'll
> never play?  I still 
> haven't decided and I'm about to be crowded out of
> my studio by 
> cascading stacks of CDs by unknown artists and more
> boxes of the same 
> in the backroom.
> 
> Some are "OK" - by that I mean if you heard them
> playing in a lounge 
> somewhere you wouldn't necessarily go elsewhere for
> a drink.  But you 
> wouldn't buy their CD or play it on the air.  I try
> to listen to 
> everything that comes in but maybe only 1 in 5
> actually gets 
> significant airtime while the rest stack up. What do
> I do with the 
> rest?   Bury them in the backyard or put them in the
> trash and add to 
> our landfill problems?
> 
> Some say give them to libraries or music schools or
> "Goodwill", but is 
> circulating mediocre music a disservice?   If I'm
> donating CDs I'd like 
> them to be examples of excellence in our music, not
> the dregs I 
> wouldn't play on the show.
> 
> What do YOU do with CDs you won't be playing on the
> air?
> 
> Jim Wilke
> Jazz After Hours, PRI
> www.jazzafterhours.org
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> 
> On Monday, April 14, 2008, at 10:48  AM, Lorraine
> Lapp wrote:
> 
> >
> > Hi..JPL listers...Lorraine Craig from Montreal
> here....
> >
> > I  just stumbled over this new item...and thought
> some of you might 
> > find it of interest.
> >
> > COURTROOM SHOWDOWN FOR EBAY SELLER OVER PROMO CD
> SALES; EFF Argues 
> > That Labels Don't Trump Right To Resell
> > http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=108821
> >
> >
> > (we dont believe in spring here)..still 2 feet of
> snow in my backyard
> >
> > Cheers......
> > Lorraine Craig
> > Mangager
> > Geoff Lapp Trio
> >
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