You can do your part to help planet earth by recycling CDs, DVDs and all their packaging appropriately.
The Bad News
Each year, billions of CDs and DVDs are manufactured, while millions of these discs end up in landfills and incinerators. If you use, sell, promote, distribute, or manufacture compact discs, it is your responsibility to recycle and promote how to recycle them. Compacts Discs, when recycled properly, will stop unnecessary pollution.
The Good News
Recycling and repurposing CDs, DVDs and their packaging, meaning that the paper, polycarbonate, some media types that have as much as 20mg of gold can be reclaimed and used again.
Here is a great video showing the process of recycling and repurposing the plastic when processed appropriately. Below the video are addressed to recyclers just for CDs and DVDs.
This video is from http://cdrecyclingcenter.org/
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