CDSweep is an independently-operated, nonprofit fundraising campaign benefitting the Autism Science Foundation
The Autism Science Foundation (ASF) is a 501 (c)(3) public charity which provides funding directly to scientists conducting innovative autism research and supports the needs of people with autism and their families. To learn more visit www.autismsciencefoundation.org
For each disc received a donation is made to ASF. Our partner iPodmeister is a CD reseller who ships discs overseas to countries where they have higher resale value. We do not participate in the resale.
No, free shipping is only available within the 48 contiguous states.
Yes, ASF is a 501 (c)(3) public charity. Donation receipts are available upon request.
Donation value for each disc is approximately 50 cents and approximately 25 cents for discs that are digitized due to additional processing costs.
Turnaround time to receive DVDs containing MP3s from your digitized CDs (ripped at 320 kbps) is approximately 10 days from receipt of your discs.
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In general all CDs and DVDs in good condition and in their original cases with complete front and back cover art will be accepted. Dirty or broken cases are OK. CDs with drill holes, promo stickers on the jewel case or with the barcode punched out can be accepted. All genres of music/spoken word/audiobooks accepted. Box sets must be complete. Only one disc per title can be accepted, no multiples.
Not acceptable: CDs in albums or binders, CDs/art with promo stamps, CD singles or EPs, promo/giveaway CDs, bootlegs, burned copies, demos, incomplete boxsets, water damaged items, discs/art with marker or written initials, adult DVDs, video games, DVD-ROMs. Unacceptable discs will not be digitized or returned.
- Get cardboard boxes that hold approximately 200 CDs, the best size is around 20″x12″x12″. Boxes are available at office supply stores, UPS, moving companies and elsewhere. We do not provide boxes.
- Package CDs tightly inside the box so that they don’t move. Stack them tightly and only add cushioning material like newspaper or bubble wrap if needed.
- In each box include a printed copy the completed form that will be emailed to you.
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