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#1 of 4 Old 08-30-2008, 05:35 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Does anyone know the number of the plastic that is used for cd cases? Once upon a time I saved ALL of the cd cases and put them in a box (they are empty). I would like to recycle them if I can. Our recycling center accepts Plastics #1-7 but I don't know what number the cases are, does anyone know?

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They are not recyclable here. I asked our pick-up company specifically about jewel cases CDs come in.

My advice is to call wherever you would take them or the company who picks up your recycling, if applicable.

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Try freecycling them. At my job we burn a lot of CDs and are always buying boxes.
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www.greendisk.com - they have a mail-in program for recycling cd jewels and all types of techno trash. It's not "free" but it's inexpensive and the "right" thing to do.

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