Can you put CDs and DVDs in the recycling bin?

Can you put CDs and DVDs in the recycling bin?

Although CD and DVD cases are recyclable, you SHOULDN’T put them in the recycle bin. The reason for this is quite simple. CD and DVD cases come in plastic materials. The CD and DVD plastic materials are #6 plastic materials.

What can I do with old CDs and DVDs?

How to Recycle CDs & Tapes

  1. Donate your old CD, DVDs and tapes to a secondhand store or music reseller for reuse. Even if the items are scratched, it’s likely they can be repaired and resold.
  2. Use them for a DIY art project.
  3. Mail your media to a company like the CD Recycling Center of America or GreenDisk.

How do I dispose of old DVDs?

How to get rid of old DVDs

  1. Recycle your old DVDs.
  2. Repurpose DVDs as art projects, bird deterrents, and more.
  3. Give your old DVDs to your local library.
  4. Donate your DVDs to a charity store.
  5. Sell your DVDs online.
  6. Put them in storage.

What do I do with old 2021 CDs UK?

Give them away on Freecycle, Freegle and ReUseIt recycling groups. Give them to your local charity shop or to a jumble sale in aid of a local organisation. Be aware that many charity shops will only sell CDs that are in visually perfect condition.

Should I get rid of my old DVDs?

Thrift stores often accept DVDs in good condition and profits often go to a good cause. You can also give away your discs on websites like Craigslist or Freecycle. Perhaps someone else will enjoy your movies! Organizations like Operation Showtime and DVDs to The Troops pass on unwanted discs for troops to watch.

Can you shred CDs in a paper shredder?

Yes, some paper shredders are able to shred CDs and DVDs besides confidential documents. These shredders are equipped with a separate slot to shred compact disks into small ‘unreadable’ pieces.

Who wants old CDs?

✅ The best place to sell CD’s Ziffit – With 5 star reviews on TrustPilot, this site’s worth checking out. Music Magpie – Easy selling process and fast payments. Momox – Instant price offers and free shipping. Zapper – Sell a whole host of things on Zapper as well as your old CDs.

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