As our communities transition to streaming services and cloud-based storage, many media storage devices are being opted out of. Because of the limited recycling market for these unique items, there aren’t many options for recycling.
If recycling isn’t an accessible option, please consider donating old media to secondhand stores or a music reseller.
Examples of Media Items:
- Floppy disks
- VHS tapes
- Cassette tapes
- Vinyl records
Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR)355 Cottage Grove Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Accepts computers, copiers, printers, monitors, keyboards, televisions, VCRs, radios, telephones, routers, cables, scanners, digital cameras, computer parts, non-PCB ballasts, etc. from commercial customers for a fee. Residential drop-offs are not accepted at this time. Please visit the website for a complete list of services provided.
CD Recycling Center of America68E Stiles Road
Salem, NH 3079
Offers both a drop-off and mail-in options for CDs and DVDs.
Accepts media, tapes, computer drives, communication devices, batteries (no alkaline), small electronics, inkjet/toner cartridges, film, etc. at a cost.