Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Here's What to Do with Your Eclipse Glasses Now

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Here's What to Do with Your Eclipse Glasses Now

Article excerpt

It took only moments Monday for solar eclipse glasses to go from in-demand to next-to-useless.

So what should you do with the flimsy cardboard specs now?

Experts say to resist the urge to throw them away. Here a few better options for what to do with the suddenly pass safety glasses.

Donate them * Astronomers Without Borders is planning a nationwide collection of eclipse glasses so they can be reused across the world. The nonprofit plans to send donated glasses to schools in South America and Asia for an eclipse in 2019, according to an announcement this week.

The program is not finalized yet, but the organization plans to announce drop-off sites for used glasses soon.

For those who don't want to wait for drop-off sites to be announced, glasses can also be sent in the mail to Explore Scientific at 1010 South 48th Street Springdale, Ark. …

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