Update 2022 It would be wonderful if there was a way to recycle VHS tapes. I have not been able to connect with Project Get Reel. I don’t think they are in business. If you need information about recycling and donating items ask your questions in the comments or contact me.
I first published this blog in May 2015. I have been notified that Project Get Reel has received their e-waste license and is up and running.
VHS tapes are 80% recyclable but most end up in landfills. It is a labour intensive job to dismantle the tapes into their component parts. “Project Get Reel is giving people an environmentally safe way to dispose of tapes while providing employment to people who may face barriers to securing a job.” They launched this business on April 9 ,2015. View the video on this site to learn more about recycling VHS tapes. Watch for more news about this business trying to help the environment and provide sustainable employment for residents in Ontario Canada
Let me know some of the great places you take your donations and recycling to.
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