DVD Players

Illegal in Garbage, Recycling & Drains

DVD players can be disposed of through the County Household Hazardous Waste Program.

If your DVD player is in good condition, consider donating it.

Never Throw in the Trash

Chemicals from these electronic parts, the #3 plastic casing, and the cords can leach into the environment, contaminating air, water, and food.


Contain Reusable Electronic Parts

DVD players contain valuable parts that can be recycled into other electronics. Reusable parts and materials salvaged by electronics recyclers include optical disk drives, metals, digital boards, copper and aluminum.

Electronics Recovery and Recycling Program

California established the Electronic’s Recycling Act of 2003 to regulate how electronics are handled at the end of their life. Find out which organizations will take back unwanted or damaged electronics.

Did You Know?

The Problem of E-Waste

E-waste is a dangerous business in India and China, where e-waste recycling plants release toxic chemicals into the air and cause health problems for recycling workers. To learn more about e-waste, check out The Story of Stuff Project.

DVD Players Are Recyclable