There are costs with recycling any material, and with many materials, the cost is offset by the value obtained from the recycled product. With CDs and tapes, this is not the case. Is throwing away my CDs and tapes against the law?
As of , no states have landfill bans on CDs and tapes, or their cases. Where do I sell old CDs and tapes? There will always be a secondary market for audio and video products. Your town likely has a local music store that buys music, or thrift shops that will accept them for donation. You can repurpose or recycle them. As useless as they may be to you, these digital castaways have value. Though they typically contain trace amounts of aluminum and sometimes gold, most of their weight is high-quality plastic.
That makes them ideal for being remade into car parts, office equipment, streetlights and more. Several remote recycling outfits such as www. Friday 10 April Saturday 11 April Sunday 12 April Monday 13 April Tuesday 14 April Wednesday 15 April Friday 17 April Saturday 18 April Sunday 19 April Monday 20 April Tuesday 21 April Wednesday 22 April Thursday 23 April Friday 24 April Saturday 25 April Sunday 26 April Monday 27 April Tuesday 28 April Wednesday 29 April Thursday 30 April Friday 1 May Saturday 2 May Sunday 3 May Monday 4 May Tuesday 5 May Wednesday 6 May Thursday 7 May Friday 8 May Saturday 9 May Sunday 10 May Monday 11 May Tuesday 12 May Wednesday 13 May Thursday 14 May Friday 15 May Saturday 16 May Sunday 17 May Monday 18 May Tuesday 19 May Wednesday 20 May Thursday 21 May Friday 22 May Saturday 23 May Sunday 24 May Monday 25 May Tuesday 26 May Wednesday 27 May Thursday 28 May Friday 29 May Saturday 30 May Sunday 31 May Monday 1 June This could result in minor contamination like a little bit of peanut butter left in the jar to major contamination like hazardous household cleaners resulting in poor working conditions and a toxic environment.
We the citizen did a bad job at sorting and adhering to the recycling requirements. It has no value. There is no demand for it in the marketplace. This is currently happening. We have to look at zero waste solutions. Recycling was never our savior. Recycling was never the answer.
Maybe China has ushered in a new era of recycling? Right now, there is more awareness on plastic pollution than ever before. First, thing I would do is get talk to my plant manager and ask them what their goal is?If you have CDs or DVDs you longer need, consider the following options: Charity shops often accept CDs and DVDs for re-sale. CDs, DVDs and computer games in good condition can be sometimes be sold on sites like eBay, Music Magpie, Zapper and Ziffit that offer this service. Be aware that some offer free postage while others will charge.