Question: What Can You Do With Old CD Cases?

Can I put CD cases in the recycle bin?

Though compact disks themselves only contain a small amount of metal, CDs and their cases are classified as electronics.

Because of this, they cannot be thrown in a single-stream recycling bin and won’t be accepted in curbside recycling programs..

What do you do with empty CD jewel cases?

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What can I do with old CD cases UK?

If you have any CDs, DVDs or cases that you would like to be recycled then please visit their website: Please note that discs and cases need to be sorted and sent separately to make them easier to recycle.

How do you dispose of a CD without a case?

First thing I’ll try is asking my local library if they take them without cases. The missing case isn’t as much an issue as the missing artwork and track listings. If you don’t want to bother with selling them, don’t throw them in the trash. Greendisk ( will take them, you just have to mail them.

How do you dispose of CDs safely?

The best way to totally destroy a CD/DVD is to incinerate it. You need quite a hot fire and good ventilation if you don’t want to end up with lumps of melted plastic or your lungs filled with noxious fumes. Despite these drawbacks, things don’t get much more secure than burning.