CDs and DVDs

Alternative ways to recycle
Recycle with E-Waste Special Instructions

The Lincoln Public Library and the Friends of the Lincoln Public Library are currently accepting donations of items in good condition, which include:

  • Books on CD
  • CDs
  • DVDs

For Lincoln Public Library requirements for small, medium, or large donations, as well as general guidelines, visit their donation page

Questions about whether your items will be accepted? E-mail the Friends of the Lincoln Public Library or call (916) 434-2404.

Don't Dump in the Garbage Cart

Avoid throwing away CDs and DVDs because they contain hazardous metals that can leach into the soil.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

CD Recycling Center

Recycle unwanted or damaged discs by dropping them off at a CD recycling center. Search for a CD recycling center nearest you.

Mail in to GreenDisk

GreenDisk is a company that provides secured and audited disposal of personal property stored on digital media. They offer multiple options for disposing of your CDs and DVDs. Find out more.

Ways to Reuse

Upcycle into Decorations

Consider up-cycling CDs into a home or holiday decoration, such as an ornament. Find more DIY ideas.