A-Z Recycling Guide -- CDs/CD Cases/DVDs/VHS
Many music stores buy and sell used CDs.
Eco-Cycle CHaRM (Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials)
6400 Arapahoe Rd. (co-located with ReSource)
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone: (303) 444-6634
Accepted materials: CDs and DVDs at $3/lb. CD jewel cases NOT accepted. Vehicles are charged a $3 facility use fee per visit in addition to any per-item fees.
500 W 53rd Pl
Denver, CO 80216
Phone: (720) 377-7700
Accepted materials: CD's, CD jewel cases, DVDs, video tapes, casette tapes, and more. Recycling these items cost $0.25/each or $5/lb if in bulk. Hours are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
RAFT Colorado (Resource Area for Teaching)
Address: 3827 Steele St., Unit C, Denver, CO 80205
Phone: (720) 242-8833
Accepted materials: Art supplies, corks, bottle caps, CD's, CD jewel cases, certain packing materials as well as other materials. Their needs for materials vary so you must call to confirm before dropping off materials. Visit their website or call RAFT for a more comprehensive list.
TRU Hospice Thrift Store
5565 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone: (303) 604-5353
Hours: 7 days/week, 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Accepted materials: Furniture, clothing, books, luggage, DVD's, CD's, small appliances, decorator items, linens and records. Call to confirm donation hours.
Humane Society of Boulder Valley's Thrift & Gift Shop
5320 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone: (303) 415-0685
Hours: Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Donations accepted: Mon. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Accepted materials: Clothing, household items, furniture, books, commercially recorded videotapes, DVDs, CDs. Does not accept large stoves, large appliances, beds, and paints or auto parts. Will pick up gently used furniture. Please visit website for detailed list of what is currently accepted, as the items do change.
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309
Phone: (303) 492-8307
Service provided: Items can be sent to Campus Box 207 for recycling. CU Recycling sends them to the appropriate recycler. Service for CU community only.
CD Recycling Center of America
Phone: (603) 894-5553
Accepted materials: CDs, DVDs, Blu Ray discs, HD DVDs. No charge for recycling, but donations are requested.
Plastic Recycling, Inc.
2015 South Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone: (317) 780-6100
Accepted materials: CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, cassette tapes and jewel cases for recycling. Tape is removed and materials are pulverized and used to make other polystyrene products.
Technotrash Pack-IT Service
Phone: (800) 305-DISK (3475)
Service provided: Recycles CDs, diskettes, DVDs, videotapes, jewel cases and more. Charge of $9.95 for 25 lbs. or less of materials; $0.35 for each additional pound. Visit website or call for recycling instructions.
Starmax Metal & Supply, Inc. (SMS)
401 S. Euclid Ave.
Ontario, CA 91762
Phone: (909) 591-6510
Accepted materials: CDs and jewel cases for recycling at no charge. Sender pays for postage but the package may be eligible for lower media mail rate at the post office.
Alternative Community Training (ACT)
2200 Burlington St.
Columbia, MO 65202
Phone: (800) 359-4607; Jim Williams, ext. 207; Don Steiner, ext. 212
Accepted materials: CDs, DVDs, floppies, videotapes, audiocassette tapes and plastic cases by mail for a small fee. Items are shredded and recycled into new products. Items may be eligible for post office special media mail rate. Visit website or call for current rates and more information.