Plastic Jungle, an online marketplace for unused gift cards, now allows people to donate the full value of unwanted cards to classroom projects through, reports the New York Times. On average, each household in the United States has around $400 worth of gift cards lying around, according to Plastic Jungle, a start-up that sells, purchases, and exchanges unused gift cards. Owners of idle gift cards typically use Plastic Jungle to exchange cards for cash or a credit with, though they lose some of the face value in the transaction. But the Mountain View, Calif., company recently added the...

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