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Welcome to the OC Recycle Guide. Need to get rid of it but not sure where it goes? Search an A-Z list of recycling options for Orange County residents. Thank you for practicing smart reuse options to help keep unnecessary waste out of the landfills.

CDs and Tapes

OPTIONS:

CDs, DVDs and old videotapes are not considered hazardous waste. However, some playback systems may be considered e-waste. Consider the following options:

  1. Donate your old CDs and DVDs to a secondhand store such as Goodwill or the Salvation Army for reuse. Visit Earth911 for locations near you.
  2. Reuse CDs, DVDs and videotapes for a DIY art project
  3. Mail your CDs to a media company such as CD Recycling Center of America 
  4. E-waste: OC Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers (see below)

 

TIP: Find alternate uses for old CDs and Tapes - 10 reuse ideas for CDs and DVDs 

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