Throw this stuff away! Don't give it another thought, don't spend a dime!
A VHS tape? Come on! We've been in the DVD era for what, ten years now? Before we know it, it's all going to be streaming, anyway.
Yeah, if you find someone who has the right appliances, the parts will be useful, but it's already been 3.5 years. Are you willing to spend any more time on these items?
Big black trash bag. That's what you need to solve these problems.