Is a VHS recycleable?

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Is an old VHS casing recycleable?
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The outer cases of VHS, Betamax and audio cassette tapes are indeed plastic, and at least theoretically recyclable. But you can’t just chuck the whole thing into a recycling bin. The inner tape is made of a phthalate-laden form of the plastic polyethylene, often sold under the trade name Mylar, which is not recyclable.

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  • Subhendu Sen
    Thinking it is not recyclable, if you thought for reuse.
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  • ToddN2000
    Most recycleable materials will have the symbol with the classification number in the middle of the symbol. I don't have any VHS tapes I can check to verify this.
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