Recycling Compact Discs (CDs) Digital Versatile Discs (DVDs)
Let your CDs/DVDs live on after the music's died!
Can I recycle CDs and DVD's?
No. Your local recycling centre or kerbside scheme won’t accept compact discs for recycling. However, there are other organisations that will recycle them for you:
- Poly c. Reclaimer
- PolymerReprocessors Ltd
What else can I do with them?
CD/DVD re-used in the garden
You can also donate or sell your CDs/DVDs, or re-use them in a creative way.
- Donate them! Give them to a charity shop, school or jumble sale.
- Sell them! If your CDs/DVDs aren’t damaged, you might want to put them back into circulation, either by trading them in at a local record dealer or on the internet.
Re-use your cds
- CDs/DVDs can be covered in felt and used as coasters.
- You can use your old CDs/DVDs to deter birds from your plants by hanging them in your garden.
- Create a shiny windchime with several old CDs/DVDs
What Can Be Recycled?
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