Many people are tempted to throw away their old Cutler Hammer circuit breakers, especially if they are obsolete. Did you know there is a growing market for obsolete, used and overstock circuit breakers? Relectric.com is an excellent example; Relectric purchases a variety of used and obsolete equipment--you may be able to sell your old Cutler Hammer circuit breakers and much more. It's very important to contact the retailer about selling your used breakers in advance; don't simply box up the old parts and mail them to the company expecting a store credit or payment. You'll need to get an estimate on how much your old circuit breakers are worth, learn who pays for shipping and what mode of shipping is preferred.
Depending on the size of the transaction and the value of your old Cutler Hammer circuit breakers, you may be offered store credit or a payment. Store credit can be just as handy as cash if you have other purchases to make, don't forget that your new circuit breakers will need to be replaced some day.