Why is it so hard to throw things away or donate them? made entirely from old cars parts (someone could’t throw away) Why is it so hard to throw things away or donate them? I ask myself this constantly. Possessions like books, trinkets, files, games, gifts, tools, equipment… some not touched, not used, for decades. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.