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ginaphan
07-12-2005, 02:16 AM
Question: Can old CDs/VCDs be recycled?

Instead of throwing it out and possibly causing further damage to our earth, can they be recycled?

I've surfed a bit but cannot find much info - except ideas on how to re-use them as coasters, light reflectors, et al.

I *think* I did see a post here many months ago advertising a collection service for recycling purposes. But I cannot find it anymore.

I've got lots at home and in the office and come the end of the year, I will be doing my spring cleaning. Anyone know?

cactuc1
07-12-2005, 03:19 AM
I think the foundation of the cd is a round plastic thingie..If u scrap all the metalic stuffs u get a white plastic .

Knight1993
07-12-2005, 05:39 AM
i think Ah Chee also recycles CDs,correct me if i'm wrong

hezron
07-12-2005, 08:24 AM
the reflective layer in CD is made of Aluminium...
but since the layer is so tin,
i think is not feasible to recover it...

just mine opinion...
we all have plenty of old and unwanted CDs...
if some one want to take them for recycling,
please do so...

ah_chee
08-12-2005, 02:19 AM
yes.the cd plastic is from PET plastic material. Can be recycled.

adriene
08-12-2005, 03:42 PM
ah chee, do you collect cds as well for recycling then?

aimless
08-12-2005, 10:05 PM
ah chee, (or anyone with the info)

can polystyrene foam (the stuff most electrical goods come in) be recycled? Wanna know if i should throw it out or send it to the recycling centres...

cheers

LXDGRT
09-12-2005, 12:46 AM
ah chee, (or anyone with the info)

can polystyrene foam (the stuff most electrical goods come in) be recycled? Wanna know if i should throw it out or send it to the recycling centres...

cheers

And I have plenty too. Would be a good idea to create a handicraft centre teaching people how to turn these into picturesque clocks and then sell them!

ah_chee
09-12-2005, 07:23 AM
ah chee, do you collect cds as well for recycling then?
yes adriene,
Ah Chee collecr cd for recycle as well.ah chee also collect scrap computer junks such as scrap monitor,cpu,parts etc.......

LXDGRT
09-12-2005, 08:24 AM
yes adriene,
Ah Chee collecr cd for recycle as well.ah chee also collect scrap computer junks such as scrap monitor,cpu,parts etc.......

How to pass to you? Any minimum quantity you require?