Recycle cd-r/dvd-r?

ok, i have loads of old/non-working cd-r/dvd-r discs that end up in the bin, i was wondering if there is any way of recycling them? does germany or the netherlands? they recycle everything and germany is the “cd burning capital of the world”?

any ideas?

ben :slight_smile:

Actually, you have to recycle CD and DVD media here in Germany, you shall not throw them in the bin, since optical media can be recycled very well. But most people still do it though. You can bring your old CDs to retailers, to universities / schools / other public institutions or to certain specialised recycling firms.

If you understand German, this is a short .pdf document published by the German environmental agency about this issue:

http://www.umweltbundesamt.org/fpdf-l/2441.pdf

thanks, just reading it now.

ben :slight_smile: