DVD Players

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Never Throw in the Trash

Chemicals from these electronic parts, the #3 plastic casing, and the cords can leach into the environment, contaminating air, water, and food.

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Contain Reusable Electronic Parts

DVD players contain valuable parts that can be recycled into other electronics. Reusable parts and materials salvaged by electronics recyclers include optical disk drives, metals, digital boards, copper and aluminum.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

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Best Buy's Electronics and Appliances Recycling Program

Best Buy will take back old DVD players and many other home electronics for free; they also offer a buy back program for more desired electronics. They accept up to three items per day from each household. Find a location here.

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Staples' Take Back Program

Staples offers free, in-store recycling for your unwanted electronics, including desktop computers, tablets, monitors, printers, and other electronics. Locate your nearest Staples.

Did You Know?

The Problem of E-Waste

E-waste is a dangerous business in India and China, where e-waste recycling plants release toxic chemicals into the air and cause health problems for recycling workers. To learn more about e-waste, check out The Story of Stuff Project.

DVD Players Are Recyclable