The trophies on his wall reminding him of his heyday are now just collecting dust.
Collect-dust Sentence Examples
Without equipping your child with some way to learn the basics of playing guitar, you may find the guitar does nothing more than collect dust in the corner while your child spends time with other hobbies.
However, if that game will just collect dust on your shelf and you can't sell it, it's always better to get a few dollars for it right away.
With the highly anticipated Sony PlayStation 3 on the horizon, it is inevitable that the over 100 million PlayStation 2s sold will soon begin to collect dust and fall into obscurity.
Just because the generation has come and gone doesn't mean that a particular video game console should be ignored, thrown in the closet, destined to collect dust for eternity.
After all, why buy a video game, only to let it collect dust mere days later.