How to clear macbook pro without installation disc

Recently purchased new Macbook.  I now need to delete all content on old Macbook Pro, before selling for parts.  I cannot find the original installation disc.  How do I reset to manufacturers settings and delete all personal content?
OS X 10.6.8

You could connect the old MBP to the new one in target disk mode. That will mount the old drive on the desktop of the new computer. You can then erase the drive using Disk Utility. Applications / Utilities / Disk Utility.
TDM requires the computers to be connected. So you will need an appropriate cable and even an adapter. Which ones will depend on the ports on the computers. The following web page gives the basic info. You can google for other pages for more instructions.
OS X Mavericks: Transfer files between two computers using target disk mode
I must point out that you can buy a copy of OS 10.6 DVD for $20. Which might be less than the cost of the cables, and who ever buys your Mac would appreciate the OS dvd.
http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC573Z/A/mac-os-x-106-snow-leopard

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