The cost is small, the environmental benefit is huge
Free CD and DVD Recycling and free hard drive recycling are services offered by Back Thru The Future Technology Disposal, to consumers with a desire to improve their environmental footprint. CDs and hard drives are made of high value recyclable material - polycarbonate plastic and aluminum respectively. The recycling of CDs and hard drives saves substantial amounts of energy and prevents significant amounts of both air and water pollution attributed to the manufacturing of these items from virgin material.
How it works:
You pay the cost of shipping.
Select a suitable package.
The US Post Office "Flat Rate" boxes are an excellent choice. Write "Free CD" on the outside of your shipping box.
Please remove the CDs from jewel cases and discard any paper.
We will accept jewel cases for recycling if they are empty.
Back Thru The Future Technology Disposal
1 Park Drive # 9
Franklin, NJ 07416
e-mail contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call: 973-823-9752
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CD/DVD Recycling Facts
- A cd/dvd is considered a class 7 recyclable plastic
- To manufacture a pound of plastic (30 CDs per pound), it requires 300 cubic feet of natural gas, 2 cups of crude oil and 24 gallons of water
- It is estimated that AOL alone has distributed more than 2 billion CDs. That is the natural gas equivalent of heating 200,000 homes for 1 year
- It is estimated that it will take over 1 million years for a CD to completely decompose in a landfill
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